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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
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
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
Occasional essays by Christa Watters, Extension Master Gardener Photos © Christa Watters Gardening in the Time of Pandemic Gardening is a lot like life, as I’ve often noted in this space. It is one long lesson in patience, and the … Continue reading