Andy Brand

Andy Brand is the plant curator at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay.

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    Plants That Shine in the Shade

    Throughout my horticultural life, I have gardened almost exclusively in the shade. While the cool, shady areas have provided me with the opportunity to grow some of my favorite genera,…

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    It’s Not Called the Queen of the Woodlands for No Reason

    Name: Showy lady’s slipper (Cypripedium reginae) Zones: 2–7 Size: 18 to 24 inches tall and 12 to 14 inches wide Conditions: Partial to full shade; moist, well-drained soil Native range:…