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Leave Your Leaves


 You might want to think twice about raking your leaves this fall, Maryland experts say. Here’s why. 

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September chores include putting up harvests, turning compost and  saving seed. September is also  the best month  to really look at the garden critically, taking stock of its strengths/weaknesses and opportunities, like great late-blooming perennials 

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The Hidden Life of Trees


 Are trees social beings? In this international bestseller, forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network.  Read more ....

Help Birds During Winter, Go Easy on Fall Yard Work


If you want to make your backyard a welcoming winter haven for birds, some fall tasks call for a laissez-faire approach. Messy is definitely good to provide food and shelter for birds during the cold winter months.
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Spotted Lanternfly


Maryland officials have sounded the alarm  that an invasive species called lanterflies — which has had disastrous effects in Pennsylvania — has been found in the state.
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Dave's Garden


 Search over 160,000 plants. Members can chat with other gardeners in  144 active forums, identify plants, pets, birds, and butterflies.
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Brightside Gardens


Brightside Gardens includes 54 neoclassical-themed and deeply personal garden rooms that are more than a feast for the eye. Infused with symbolism and mythology, the gardens represent a dialogue between the head and the heart, truly an autobiographical garden created by Amy (SGGC member) and Chuck Newhall.