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Virtual Flower Fridays with Herring Run Nursery

Join our Herring Run Nursery staff for fun livestreams and virtual Q&As each Friday in May! From rain barrels and pollinators, to gardening tips and tricks, we’ll be talking a new topic each week.  Livestreams will take place Fridays at…

Virtual Flower Fridays with Herring Run Nursery

Join our Herring Run Nursery staff for fun livestreams and virtual Q&As each Friday in May! From rain barrels and pollinators, to gardening tips and tricks, we’ll be talking a new topic each week.  Livestreams will take place Fridays at…

Virtual Flower Fridays with Herring Run Nursery

Join our Herring Run Nursery staff for fun livestreams and virtual Q&As each Friday in May! From rain barrels and pollinators, to gardening tips and tricks, we’ll be talking a new topic each week.  Livestreams will take place Fridays at…

Do your part. Protect our green spaces in Baltimore!

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What are native, non-native, and invasive plant species? Native species have co-evolved in specific ecosystems for thousands of years. Native plants are anchors of healthy, biodiverse communities. They have adapted to local soils and climate conditions. Each species plays a…

Virtual Flower Fridays with Herring Run Nursery

Join our Herring Run Nursery staff for fun livestreams and virtual Q&As each Friday in May! From rain barrels and pollinators, to gardening tips and tricks, we’ll be talking a new topic each week.  Livestreams will take place Fridays at…

POSTPONED: Tree Giveaway at JFX Farmers Market & Bazaar

Take home your own free tree! Join us at the JFX Farmers Market & Bazaar for a tree giveaway this spring and discover the many benefits of native trees. Blue Water Baltimore and TreeBaltimore are partnering to offer a variety of…

Mulch Madness: How to Properly Mulch a Tree!

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What is mulch? The most common type of mulch is recycled wood waste in the form of wood chips. However, there are many varieties of mulch, both organic and inorganic. We recommend sticking with natural, organic mulch derived from plants…