Quote of the week: Those showy yellow flowers of many species of goldenrod have sticky, heavy pollen that clings to insects which carry the pollen to the next flower, so there’s not much chance the pollen will end up in the noses of hay fever sufferers.

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Read why goldenrods don’t cause hay fever and why they are truly an American species, plus which ones to plant in your yard in an article about goldenrods featured in Natural Awakenings by Sheryl DeVore.

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Quote of the Week: “That cilantro smells so good. I’d like to just sit in the middle of it.”

Christie Mill, who volunteers at an outdoor food pantry garden, enjoys harvesting food to donate to the needy. She gets help in her endeavors from local master gardeners. Read moreIMG_9106