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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…

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…

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. …

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…

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…

Native Plants: Best Choice For Your Garden

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When it comes to choosing plants for your yard, the choices can seem overwhelming. Every gardener, when they first began gardening in earnest, struggled to figure out what plants were the best plants for their gardens. The variables can appear…