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Word of the Week: Aril

If you have a magnolia tree on or near your property, then you may be familiar with the cone-like fruit it produces in summer. When the follicles split open, they extrude what appear to be bright red or orange seeds. However, the seeds themselves are actually hidden under oily coverings called arils. Continue reading

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Plant This, Not That: Replacing Nandina

Great suggestions for native plants that will replace invasive Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo). Continue reading

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View from the Garden – Glencarlyn Community Library Garden

by Wendy Mills, Certified Master Gardener A growing body of research is proving what we know intuitively: Nature is good for us—physically, mentally, and cognitively. When we spend time in nature—whether in a national park or a backyard garden—we feel … Continue reading

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Photographing the Tried and True Sheets: Part 2 – Capturing Flowers and Fruits

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener Part One of Photographing the Tried and True Sheets explored how best to capture the forms of plants and trees in photographs. You can read part one here! This week, a closer look at capturing … Continue reading

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