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Workday Wednesday at Herring Run Nursery

Pictured: A yellow and black bumblebee pollinating a pink flower at Herring Run Nursery.

Lend a hand at Blue Water Baltimore’s Herring Run Nursery! As a non-profit nursery, we depend on our volunteers to help us with daily nursery tasks. Lend a hand and enjoy 20% off any nursery purchases that same day! Workday…

Tree Giveaway: Herring Run Nursery

Join us for one of our tree giveaways!

Take home your own free tree! Join one of our tree giveaways this fall and discover the many benefits of native trees. Blue Water Baltimore and TreeBaltimore are partnering to offer a variety of tree species! From smaller flowering and…

Workday Wednesday at Herring Run Nursery

Pictured: A yellow and black bumblebee pollinating a pink flower at Herring Run Nursery.

Lend a hand at Blue Water Baltimore’s Herring Run Nursery! As a non-profit nursery, we depend on our volunteers to help us with daily nursery tasks. Lend a hand and enjoy 20% off any nursery purchases that same day! Workday…

Workday Wednesday at Herring Run Nursery

Pictured: A yellow and black bumblebee pollinating a pink flower at Herring Run Nursery.

Lend a hand at Blue Water Baltimore’s Herring Run Nursery! As a non-profit nursery, we depend on our volunteers to help us with daily nursery tasks. Lend a hand and enjoy 20% off any nursery purchases that same day! Workday…

Tree Giveaway Volunteer Training

Take your own free tree at one of our upcoming tree giveaways!

Together, let’s give away some trees! This Fall, help us increase Baltimore’s tree canopy and keep our streams and waterways clean as a tree giveaway volunteer. Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:30 to 7:30pm Blue Water Baltimore 2631 Sisson Street, Baltimore, MD 21211…

What is Conservation Landscaping?

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Conservation landscaping is a mindful gardening practice that takes into account the impact your small garden has on the larger ecosystem and watershed. You may have heard this practice referred to as “Bayscaping” in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The most…

5 Plants You Thought Were Native

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Because native plants have a long co-evolutionary history with the native wildlife of a location, they are uniquely well-suited choices for the modern garden. In this age of climate-change and habitat destruction, our gardens should do more than just look…

Aphids and Native Plants

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This time of year you will probably notice Aphids clustered along stems and leaves in your garden.  Many gardeners ask themselves what to do about Aphids.  Our answer is simple: If you want your garden to support the ecosystem, leave…