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Spooky season brings us creepy but tame beneficial Garden Orb Weaver spiders – Featured Video

Come and see the big female garden orb weaver, she has a huge cicada in her web. View video on YouTube Joyce Browning Horticulturist, Master Gardener Coordinator Video credit: Bethany Evans Longwood Gardens Professional Gardener Program Alumni; CPH

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Magi-Cicadas: exceeding decibel limits! Featured Video

In the morning, the drone of the cicada chorus precedes the harmony of the songbirds. The loudest of the three species, Magicicada cassinii, is one of the smallest and is all black. Their harmless, feeding results in cicada pee dropping…

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Oil Sprays for Spotted Lanternfly Eggs – Featured Video

Learn more about the origins and recent movements of the invasive spotted lanternfly, plus how to spray any egg masses you may find. Joyce Browning Horticulturist, Master Gardener Coordinator Video credit: Bethany Evans Longwood Gardens Professional Gardener Program Alumni; CPH

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Added Value: Snow on the garden – Featured Video

Did you know that 2-4 inches of snow is actually a benefit to your garden? It creates insulation. Watch to learn more. Joyce Browning Horticulturist, Master Gardener Coordinator Video credit: Bethany Evans Longwood Gardens Professional Gardener Program Alumni; CPH

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What work can I do in the perennial garden in the dead of winter? Edging! – Featured Video

Edging the beds to control weeds and to reduce the lawn area. Plus dividing perennials that you can watch in the event of heaving during the freeze-thaw cycle. Check out this pretty, evergreen perennial – Geum ‘Totally Tangerine’! Joyce Browning…

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Why is my oak tree dying? Featured Video

Older oak trees have been plagued with health problems and are dying in large numbers throughout Maryland. Why? Both researchers and homeowners are asking the same question. The tree diagnostic laboratories have identified an assortment of diseases and pests on…

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Allegheny Spurge: a recommended native Pachysandra groundcover – Featured Video

Our native pachysandra, Pachysandra procumbens, lacks the aggressive nature of the more common Asian species. And that is good! The Allegheny spurge has marbled, deep green foliage that is much prettier too!

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