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Fall-Blooming Asters and Agastaches are Pollinator Magnets

Fall Blooming Asters

Next time you’re here to shop or to attend the Fall Festival, stop by our Perennials Department and just listen to the buzz of bumblebees.  And no worries about getting stung – they’re know as …

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Fall Color Comes in Many Forms

Fall Comes In Many Colors

How to have a knock-out garden in the fall?  Let’s count the ways.
1.  Foliage colors – it’s not just trees that are strutting their stuff in the fall

2. Fading flowers can be …

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To prevent flopping, start pruning your perennials now

by Susan Harris
One of the best-selling garden books of all time introduced us to the notion of pruning perennials. The book is The Well-Tended Perennial Garden by Tracy …

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Gardens of the National Mall in Late October

by Susan Harris
Like thousands of others with the same idea, I visited the Mall last Saturday to demonstrate my support for “sanity,” and found that the sanest thing to …

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Soup ‘n’ Walk at the Cylburn Arboretum

by Susan Harris

Baltimore’s Cylburn Arboretum, which I visited and posted about last month, is known for some cool events, like their Soup ‘n Walk guided tours with a …

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Asters, Agastache and Anemones in Bloom for Halloween

by Susan Harris
Who says Halloween has to be all orange and black?  For gardeners, it can be just as multi-colored as spring or summer, right?  Below is an example …

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Free “Gardening for Wildlife” at Accokeek, Tuesday at 6:30

by Susan Harris

From the Accokeek Foundation comes a talk about wildlife gardening that sounds particularly interesting – because of the speaker.
Ann Bodling has been involved in conservation …

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