Native Plants Workshop

Why Native Plants? Native plants of this region have evolved together with insects, birds, mammals, and other wildlife since the last ice age more than 10,000 years ago. They have adapted to the region’s climate and soils from wet clay soils to well drained sandy soils. While many of these plants are ornamental, they are…
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Starting Seeds

What a surprise this snowfall was. I didn’t expect so much snow. There’s about 6” here at the nursery & it’s blowing like mad. It’s nice to see it as this is actually winter. And, I guess, there a little more for Sunday, maybe. The seeds are here. There’s a good selection of flowers, herbs…
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Native Plants

Yesterday, I participated in a group discussion at Chester River Association. The meeting was lead by 2 master gardeners. Their purpose was to bring attention to native plants in the landscape. Some of the plants talked about were Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud), Hydrangea quercifolia (Oakleaf Hydrangea), Asclepias tuberose (Butterfly Weed). All these plants have adapted…
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