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More Fall Color in the Garden

As we near the end of October, fall seems to be ambling rather than marching on. We have yet to see a frost, and the warm weather means colors have shifted only slowly. 246 more words

Joe Pye Weed

Behrend's rain gardens enjoy successful summer growth period

By Steve Orbanek
Marketing Communications Specialist, Penn State Behrend

You’ve probably heard of rain gardens, but do you know what they are?

At Penn State Behrend, they are a significant part of the college’s best management practices for storm water efforts. 417 more words

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Report Monarch Sightings Here!

More Monarch sightings reported on Cape Ann by GMG readers over the past several days, October 14th and 15th!

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Autumn Leaves

It’s beginning to look very autumnal around here! The red maples, sumac and Virginia creeper are blazing red. The birch trees are turning gold and leaves everywhere are drifting down with the slightest breeze, crackling and swishing underfoot with each step we take. 174 more words

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Coastal Joe pye weed

This native perennial is extremely popular among the nectar-gatherers.  The plants in our yard managed to bloom prolifically despite being topped by deer earlier this year, and the long-lasting blooms are attracting a wide variety of insects. 116 more words

Bees in the Butterfly Garden

Anne Odell Butterfly Garden – Fahnestock State Park -

In a recent venture to The Hubbard Lodge in Fahnestock State Park, I explored a butterfly garden flourishing with beautiful native flowering plants. 714 more words

Native Bees

Pye Slices

Pye Slices © Lynn Wiles 2014
Four slices of Joe Pye Weed. Due to a birthday at work, I’ve had pie the last two days, so this somehow seemed appropriate.