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Native Roses of Maryland

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Are you looking to kick your native plant garden up a notch? Do you prize native shrubs that are beautiful and support many kinds of wildlife? Look no further than Maryland’s native roses. These are not intensely-bred hybrid roses that…

Baltimore City Bag Bill Defeated. For Now.

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[Note: Julie Lawson, author of this guest post, is the Director of Trash Free Maryland and a frequent partner of Blue Water Baltimore. She shares her insights into the failure last night of Baltimore City Council to pass a bag…

How to Budget Your Native Plant Garden

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A native plant garden full of healthy, well-chosen plants is a joyous place: beautiful and full of wildlife. Too often, though, native plant gardens end up being something less than joyous. One the primary reasons that people are disappointed with their…

Join In & Sack the Plastic Bag in Baltimore

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It’s a fact: plastic bags are a major source of trash in Baltimore’s rivers and in the Baltimore Harbor. According to various estimates, plastic bags are the second most common trash pollutant making up 10% of total trash and 50%…