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Lanceleaf Coreopsis
By Stilgherrian from Wentworth Falls, Australia (Bee on Coreopsis lanceolataUploaded by pixeltoo) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Motivated To Buy More Natives Today

Today’s New York Times features a great opinion article by Marielle Anzelone, the executive director of NYC Wildflower Week. It discusses the necessity of planting native wildflowers in urban settings. The article lays a little guilt on us urbanites for our tendency … Continue reading

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Overflowing With Seedlings

I’m in that in-between stage of planting when everything’s looking great, but can’t safely live start living outside yet. My windows are overflowing with seedlings. These photos don’t even begin to tell half the story! The 2013 plant list includes … Continue reading

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Monarch Population Declines Rapidly

Yesterday the New York Times reported that the monarch butterfly population fell by 59% from December 2011 to December 2012. Monarchs migrate from the United States to Mexico every fall and spend the winter in nationally protected forest. However, warmer … Continue reading