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    From Barren Lot to Pollinator Paradise

    My name is Barb Mrgich. I am a Master Gardener in Adams County, Pennsylvania, which is in Zone 6a. My husband and I bought our 3/8-acre lot in 1989. The…

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    A Labor of Love

    Today’s photos are from Carla Zambelli Mudry. Welcome to some scenes from my garden. My current garden is my wonderland. Except for tree work and the planting of a willow…

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    Overcoming Tough Conditions

    John Markowski shared today’s photos: I garden in zone 6B in Central New Jersey and battle tough conditions including poor draining clay soil and herds and herds of deer and…

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    Regional Picks: Plants That Glow – Northeast

    Northeast   1. ‘Autumn Moon’ Full Moon Maple   Name: Acer shirasawanum ‘Autumn Moon’ Usda Hardiness Zones: 5 to 8 Size: 8 to 15 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full…

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    Why Aren’t You Growing More Baptisias?

    Years ago, I decided to plant a baptisia in my small garden. I was willing to give up precious space to such a large plant in expectation of the vibrant…

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    Regional Picks: Best Natives – Southeast

    Incorporating native plants into your landscape design is an easy way to help support your local wildlife. Native plants support native insects. If we keep our native insect populations healthy…

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    Regional Picks: Plants for Winter’s Worst – Northwest

    Northwest   ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ pineapple lily (Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy’) USDA Hardiness zones: 8 to 11 Size: 18-inch-tall foliage (with 30-inch-tall flowering stems) and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun…