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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Enter The Magnolias

As the sun rises earlier in the morning sky, the days become more temperate. Trees start blossoming. Magnolias are showing off clouds of white blooms. The Star Magnolias are the smaller, shrubby trees with multiple petals. They pop flowers over an extended period so if there is a frost, there will still be opportunities for…
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