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Many Mints at the United States Botanic Garden

Check out the lovely mint exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden! Continue reading

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Can You Identify These Pollinators? Part 1: Bees, Wasps, Flies

During National Pollinator Week we challenged you to test your pollinator identification skills. Each day we featured a pollinator or two on our Facebook page with clues to the identity. This week we provide answers in three parts. Part 1 focuses on bees, wasps and flies. Continue reading

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The Long View – Meditations on Gardening (The End of Fall)

By Christa Watters One day the tulip magnolia next to my front door is still green – leaves fringed with yellow, spotted with brown here and there, yes, but basically still green, and on waking the next morning I see it still … Continue reading

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