PDE’s quarterly newsletter about helping you maintain your garden!
Many gardens and wildlife habitats struggle with proper maintenance. Perennial Pages is a newsletter geared toward helping remind you of the things gardens need throughout the year. Like when/what to water, or how to prune. We have tips and tricks for maintenance, while simultaneously providing habitat for local wildlife. There are also features on native plants and other garden related topics. See the most recent issues below. Better yet, subscribe to this publication and you can get the latest issue sent right to your inbox!
Native Seedling Guide
Having trouble identifying those small plants in your garden? Are you asking yourself “was this something I planted, or is this something new? Is this something I don’t want?” The “Native Seedlings of the Delaware Estuary: A guide to perennial and other herbaceous seedlings” is now available to help you figure it out! The guidebook contains 50+ common native plants used in backyard pollinator gardens and rain gardens. Each page contains a picture of the species as a young plant, an adult plant, tips for identification, and the plants usual growing conditions and wildlife use. Click below to check out the guidebook!
We hope to add more plants and release a version 2.0 of the seedling guide in the future! If you have pictures of identified seedlings that you took and would like to have them included in version 2.0, reach out to Sarah Bouboulis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Check Out Episodes of Wonderful Plant Wednesday
For more information about native plants, watch our series, “Wonderful Plant Wednesday With Sarah Bouboulis.”
The show aired every Wednesday during the summer of 2020 on Facebook, but you can view all episodes here!
Episode 1: May apples
Episode 2: Wild columbine
Episode 3: Fire pink
Episode 4: Foxglove beardtongue
Episode 5: Virginia spiderwort
Episode 6: Dense blazing star
Episode 7: Wild bergamot
Episode 8: Pink tickseed
Episode 9: Garden phlox
Episode 10: Joe Pye weed
Episode 11: Black Eyed Susan
Episode 12: Butterfly Weed
Episode 13: Closed Bottle Gentian
Ep. 14 Coral Honeysuckle