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10 Native Perennial Plants for Your Garden

Why choose native perennial plants to add to your garden this fall? Native plants to the Mid-Atlantic region are naturally adapted to our environment. They tend to be more disease-resistant and typically more tolerant of several weather conditions, like drought, than are non-native plants. And they help create robust habitats by providing food and shelter…

Native Plants for Landscapes: Fall Blooming Perennials

Native Plants for Landscape: A Series for Green Industry Professionals, is part of the Native Plants for Landscapes series designed for the Landscape Professional by Penn State Extension, Bucks County, in partnership with Bowman’s Hill Wildflower. During this class, you’ll learn about common and underused native plants suitable for a variety of residential and commercial applications. Discussions will include identification, seasonal interest, cultural needs and availability.

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Native Perennials of the Southeast

Join Lest Parks, Curator of Herbaceous Plants, and learn about southeastern native perennials that you can easily grow in your own garden to attract more native bees, butterflies, and other pollinators.

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Native Plants in the Landscape Conference

The Native Plants in the Landscape Conference at Millersville University is a two-day conference on June 16-17 with pre-conference tours and workshops on June 15 and extended hours for the plant sale on June 18. Topics include deer resistant natives, native perennials and much more.

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UDBG Lecture: How Perennials Changed Our World

Learn about the history of perennial horticulture and planting from its debut in the U.S. in the Baltimore/Washington area to the wealth of hardy plants we have today. Claudia West, ecological sales manager at North Creek Nurseries in Landenberg, PA, and author of “Planting in a Post-Wild World,” will led the presentation.

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Spring Planting: Do It Right!

Learn how to plant trees, shrubs and perennials using the most current horticultural techniques, from digging a proper planting hole to preparing the root ball, watering, mulching, and post-planting care. Be prepared to work outdoors.