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Got Excess Produce?

Are you starting to harvest more produce from your vegetable garden than you can use, preserve or give to friends?  Food pantries nationwide continue to report increasing difficulty meeting the growing need for assistance. If you’re not sure what to do with your bounty, visit www.AmpleHarvest.org to find a local food pantry eager for your excess produce.  Please share this information with other MGVs and the general public, and urge your local food pantry to register.


False Solomon’s Seal, Maianthemum racemosum

Solomon’s seals are great native woodland plants to add to any shade garden. False Solomon’s seal looks very similar to the “true” Solomon’s seal, but the two are easily distinguished by the shape and location of the flowers and berries. Learn more about Maianthemum racemosum (false Solomon's seal)  in this article...

Euphorbia Diamond Frost®

Need an airy plant that blooms for a long time but is very low maintenance? Euphorbia Diamond Frost® is a great little plant that requires little care yet continues to flower all season and combines well with almost any other garden plant. Learn more about this tough but dainty looking tender perennial in this article…

Malabar spinach, Basella alba

While most leafy greens wither or go to seed in the heat of summer, hot weather is when Malabar spinach shines. This tropical perennial vine (unrelated to true spinach) is ornamental as well as edible. With flesh leaves, its heavy foliage on twining stems needs sturdy support. To learn more about this interesting plant, read this article...

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