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September 4, 2014

 

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Native Wildflowers

It's best to purchase wildflower seeds and plants from nurseries that specialize in natives.

August 28, 2014

 

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Sunny Rain Gardens

Deep-rooted native plants can absorb many inches of rain per day, dramatically reducing run-off into streets.

May 22, 2014

 

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Swallowtails

Adult butterflies linger in our gardens longer when we have the types of plants on which they can lay their eggs.

May 8, 2014

 

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Milkweed For Monarchs!

Pretty and striped, Monarch caterpillars eat various species of milkweed, so plant lots of it to entice this butterfly to your garden.

June 16, 2011

 

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Black Haw Is A Small And Versatile Tree

Black haw is native to woods and stream banks from Connecticut to Wisconsin and south to Texas and Georgia.

March 24, 2011

 

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Host Plants For Butterflies

Different species of caterpillars have specific plants or plant families they need for their food.

August 19, 2010

 

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St. Francis Garden: Providing Food And Water For God’s Creatures

Gardens honoring St. Francis are full of color, sound, scent and movement, and birds and butterflies abound.

June 29, 2006

 

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Weigela

Flowering deciduous shrubs are good investments for gardeners who want continuous bloom across the growing seasons.

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