Sunday, September 19, 2021

September 2021 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine – Castor Bean Plant, Great Blue Lobelia, Eastern Bluebirds, and much more


The September 2021 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine is out.

Inside this issue:

·         The REACH, DC’s Newest Memorial Landscape

·         Cold, Dry Winter Predicted 

·         Attracting Eastern Bluebirds

·         Fall Lawn Care Tips

·         Phlox Plant Bug

·         Castor Bean Plant Profile

·         Great Blue Lobelia

·         Why You Should Protect Your Rare Plant Collection

·         Meet Karin Reber, Sustainable Landscape Designer

·         DC-MD-VA Gardening Events Calendar

·         Roadside Wildflowers Help Reduce Runoff

·         New Cascade Hydrangea

and much more…

Note that any submissions, event listings, and advertisements for the October 2021 issue are due by October 5.

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  1. Always a joy to read your articles, Cecily! I didn't realize that Bluebirds like peanuts. Thanks!

  2. Thank you! Most of my feeders have suet or sunflower seeds, but also I also have a nyger feeder, a peanut feeder and a platform feeder with safflower seeds that I occasionally add a few peanuts to. To my surprise, the bluebirds in our yard last winter were taking peanuts. Maybe they're adapting to what's available--they're as smart as they are beautiful!


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