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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: 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…

Five Chuck Norris Native Plants

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Urban and suburban gardeners are no strangers to the battle with invasive plants. In large part, this is because many modern gardening practices seem to be almost perfectly designed to encourage invasive plants. Many invasive plants and weeds are adapted…