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  • How Invasive is Chinese Silvergrass?
  • Chinese silvergrass, Miscanthus sinensis, is a beautiful ornamental grass. In its native range, it inhabits disturbed areas and meadows. Here in North America, it escapes cultivation to occupy similar types of places, and, given enough time it can displace native...
    Friday, January 12, 2018
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  • 5 Steps to a Chesapeake Bay-Friendly Landscape
  • By changing a few simple landscape practices, you can help keep Maryland waterways healthy. Most Maryland residents live within a half-mile of a storm drain, stream or river. Most of those waterways eventually drain into the Chesapeake Bay.  What we...
    Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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  • What’s Wrong with My Blue Spruce Tree?
  • Dr. Dave Clement, University of Maryland Extension Plant Pathologist, explains two common diseases of this popular evergreen tree.  Colorado blue spruce trees, although not native or adapted to Maryland, are commonly planted in landscapes for their attractive color and shape....
    Monday, January 08, 2018
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