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Invasive Plant to Avoid: Japanese Spurge

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Japanese Spurge Brought from Eastern Asia as an ornamental ground-cover, Japanese Spurge (Pachysandra) is an…

Invasive Plant to Avoid: Burning Bush

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Burning Bush Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus) is planted by unsuspecting home-owners for its brilliant red color.…

Invasive Plant to Avoid: Chinese Silver Grass

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Chinese Silver Grass You’ve probably seen Chinese Silver Grass (Miscanthus sinensis) in landscaping around parking lots or…

Invasive Plant to Avoid: Japanese Wisteria

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Japanese Wisteria The Maryland Invasive Species Council maintains a list of species that present a particular…

Invasive Plant to Avoid: Nandina

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Nandina Nandina (Nandina domestica) is such a common landscaping shrub that you might have thought…

Farewell Vince

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If you have not heard, our Nursery Manager, Vince Vizachero, is leaving Blue Water Baltimore. After five years with us, we are sad to see him go, but know he will continue to do great work for Native Plants in…