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High-Rise Gardening: Nine Native Perennials to Brighten Your Balcony

Soaring above the horizon of Arlington County are thousands of high-rise apartments with balconies that can easily be transformed with Northern Virginia native plants into beautiful little gardens in the sky. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Rudbeckia fulgida (Orange Coneflower)

Rudbeckia fulgida (Eastern or Orange Coneflower)
The lovely coneflower is native to Ilinois, Missouri and Arkansas but supports so many beneficial insects and goldfinches that it functions as a native in the sunny garden in our area. Continue reading

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Taking a Closer Look at Roadside Wildflowers  

Many of the wildflowers seen along local roadways or on day-trips to the beach or mountains (those yellow, orange, purple or pink blurs) can be viewed close-up in the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden in Arlington, VA. Continue reading

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