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Mountain Mints: Minty but No Need for Mountains…

By Anne Galer, Extension Master Gardener My first encounter with mountain mints (Pycnanthemum) came when I was making the bouquets for my daughter’s wedding. We had the cherished peachy roses and hydrangeas from my garden and went in search of … Continue reading

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New Monarch Waystation at Bluemont Park

The Bluemont Bird and Butterfly Garden began around 2004. The space, which had been just another parking lot island, was filled with various flowering perennials and shrubs and was used and maintained by park rangers. When the county changed its policies regarding ranger assignments, no rangers were permanently assigned to the park and it fell into disrepair. Continue reading

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