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In my garden and in this written space, I encourage growing plants that will attract pollinators. Birds, bees and butterflies, to name a few. It is good for the environment and good for the garden. Let’s take it a step farther and talk about bee houses.

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Correction box: Thanks to all the eagle-eyed gardening enthusiasts who emailed and wrote to help correctly identify the flowering shrub trailing over the walls on Bridge Road near the entrance to the Carriage Trial. They were featured in last week’s Good to Grow column — unfortunately, we di…

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Mi amor, it’s Valentine’s Day. One of the sweetest days of the year, and love is in the air. As the smell of roses and chocolate fill the room, my mind wanders to thoughts of a garden that will greet visitors with lovely fragrance as they travel through the space.

Applications are open for two scholarships offered by the West Virginia Garden Club for students planning to major in one of the following fields of study: agronomy, agriculture education, floriculture, horticulture, landscape design, botany, biology, forestry, wildlife science, plant pathol…

A new year means a new calendar. As I flip the page to January, I am reminded that I have several friends who have upcoming birthdays. Of course, my mind began to wander, thinking of birthstones, moon signs and birth month flowers. Yes, just like each month has a corresponding stone, there i…

As the holidays wind down and we enter into a new year, many folks look forward to heading south for the winter. This winter’s travel plans may have changed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring a bit of the tropics to wherever you are spending time.