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September 18, 2014

 

bog plant

Bog Plants

Very few plants can tolerate standing water. Here are some that can.

September 4, 2014

 

native wildflowers

Native Wildflowers

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

August 28, 2014

 

sunny rain gardens

Sunny Rain Gardens

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

August 21, 2014

 

xeriscaping

Xeriscaping

The word derives from the Greek word xeros, which means dry.

May 8, 2014

 

milkweed

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.

April 24, 2014

 

Wild ginger

Wild Ginger

Wild ginger is one of the best ground covers for deep shade.

April 17, 2014

 

spring beauty

Spring Beauty

This wildflower self-seeds and spreads well.

April 25, 2013

 

Fothergilla major

Witch Alder Is Lovely Across The Seasons

Our native witch alders are wonderful additions to any garden.

March 28, 2013

 

mount vernon terrace

Mount Vernon

At Mount Vernon, Washington created a beautiful American garden that befitted a true patriot.

February 21, 2013

 

camassia leichtlinii

Camassia Will Tolerate Poorly Drained Sites

Camassias are delightful when grouped together in the garden or in a vase.

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