Tag Archives: beneficial insects

Joe Pye Weed Safari

Joe Pye Weed, the artist formerly known as Eupatorium purpureum, is currently known to the up and coming horticulturists, landscape architects, conservationists, growers, and others out there learning now or willing to make the transition (we are not as you will notice in our catalog), as Eutrochium purpureum. Pretty common and readily available, you all probably know […]

What’s Bugging Us

If Native Plant Society of New Jersey president Kathy Salisbury could have just one native plant for her yard it would be Pycnanthemum muticum. Why? Because, as she says, “it undulates with insects. It is a mystery to me why it attracts so many different types of insects. It absolutely vibrates with activity while showier flowers […]