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Ask Elaine: Plant Sale

I am looking forward to May at Laurelwood Arboretum – rhododendron, azaleas and lilacs are in bloom and shopping at the annual Plant Sale. Do you have any information on what plants might be available at the Plant Sale this year?

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Ask Elaine: Cabin Fever

Dear Elaine, I am itching to get outside and garden. I guess that I have “cabin fever.” Any ideas on what to do to while away the time until the

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Ask Elaine: The Landscape in Winter

Now that the trees have lost their leaves, the landscape takes on a look with different points of interest. How can I duplicate some the beautiful silhouettes that I see at Laurelwood? Thank you and Happy New Year!

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Ask Elaine: Sensory Garden

I enjoy walking through the arbor just outside the Vale Road parking lot and into the Sensory Garden at Laurelwood Arboretum. The garden in colorful and accessible. How did you come up with this garden idea?

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Ask Elaine: Pollinators

School is out for the summer and my children have developed an interest in butterflies (I have too!). What can I grow to attract butterflies to our property?

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