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Native Plants in the Landscape

Baptisia in SC Butterfly Weed

Pause for Plants – Seasonal

These articles written and submitted by Jan Haldeman [email protected]

January:
Deck the Halls – American Holly

February:
Winged Elm – A Bloomin’ Tree
Pining for You (to read online, click here; to download a PDF, click here)

March:
Shamrock
Who let the pears out?

April:
Judas Tree
Carolina Mallow

May:
Roadside Rags
Commoner with a Regal Name – Queen Anne’s Lace

June:
Elderberry

July:
Trumpet Creeper

August
Pause for evening primrose

September:
Goldenrod
Sumac
Indian Grass

October:
Why turn red?
Dog Fennel
You are my sunshine

December:
Under the Mistletoe
O Tannenbaum – Eastern Red Cedar