Blue Water Blog - plants

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



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. …

Eat Your Natives

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In 2012, for the first time ever, Herring Run Nursery was a vendor at the 25th annual Baltimore Herb Festival. We grow and sell native plants primarily for their wildlife value and pollution reduction merits, but it turns out that many native…

A Tree Grows in Baltimore

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[NOTE: Debra Lenik is the staff Volunteer Coordinator at Blue Water Baltimore, and first joined us in 2010 as part of the AmeriCorps Volunteer Maryland program.] A colleague recently asked me where I saw myself in ten years. Holy mackerel,…