Tag Archives: goldenrod

More Native Perennials that are Great in the Garden

This is the second installment on this popular topic.  Click here to read about Turtlehead, Coreopsis,  Spiderwort and Baptisia.

Solidago/Goldenrod

There are about 150 different Goldenrods, most of them native to the prairies, river …

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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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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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Baltimore’s Cylburn Arboretum in September

by Susan Harris

Finally, I visited Baltimore’s largest garden, the  Cylburn Arboretum , and was treated to a tour by head gardener Jennifer Forrence and board member Nell Stratchan (Nell’s also on …

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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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Great Native Plants for the Garden

by Susan Harris
Native plants are in the news these days, and we’re being encouraged by environmental groups to include them in our garden.  Why?  Of all the reasons given, the best case for …

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