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POSTPONED: Wildflower Seedpod Making Workshop

In light of recent recommendations for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all Blue Water Baltimore events through April 11, 2020 are postponed. Please click here to read the full message from our Executive Director. Thank you so…

POSTPONED: Tree Giveaway at Herring Run Nursery

In light of recent recommendations for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all Blue Water Baltimore events through April 11, 2020 are postponed. Please click here to read the full message from our Executive Director. Thank you so…

POSTPONED: Tree Giveaway Volunteer Training

In light of recent recommendations for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all Blue Water Baltimore events through April 11, 2020 are postponed. Please click here to read the full message from our Executive Director. Thank you so…

POSTPONED: Spring 2020 Kick-Off at Herring Run Nursery

Herring Run Nursery display area

 In light of recent recommendations for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all Blue Water Baltimore events through April 11, 2020 are postponed. Please click here to read the full message from our Executive Director. Thank you so…

Gardening for Nature Workshop

Hummingbird, bee and flower

Join Herring Run Nursery and the Patterson Park Audubon Center for this unique workshop and plant sale at Charm City Meadworks! Learn how to transform your home, school, work, or community space into paradise for local birds, butterflies, and bees. …

Wildflower Seedpod Workshop

Growing and helping native wildflowers is an important part of being a watershed steward. Come make wildflower seedpods (aka. seed bombs) and learn about the many benefits native plants provide!   Tuesday, March 11 Starts at 3:30pm Enoch Pratt Free…

Herring Run Nursery named one of Maryland’s Coolest Spaces

The Daily Record has named Herring Run Nursery one of ther 2020 Maryland's Coolest Spaces.
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The Daily Record’s 2020 Maryland’s Coolest Spaces have been chosen, and our Herring Run Nursery is a winner!  Maryland is home to hundreds of cool spaces, from breathtaking architecture and re-purposed buildings to sustainable green spaces like our Nursery. The…

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…