Month: January 2021

American lady butterfly

What’s the Big Deal About Native Plants? Why Should Gardeners Grow Them?

Echinacea blooming in a meadow What’s all the buzz about native plants, and why are they a big deal? After all, what makes a coneflower better than a carnation? Well, native plants have many attributes that include being easy to grow, and environmentally-friendly, requiring less maintenance, and saving money. The coneflower will be visited by …

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New Propagation Greenhouse

New Propagation Greenhouse at Laurelwood

The Laurelwood Arboretum Board of Directors has named its newly completed propagation greenhouse the “Dorothy Knippenberg Propagation Greenhouse” in recognition of Dorothy’s lifetime dedication to the hybridization of rhododendrons, azaleas, and other plants.

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