In the Jersey-Friendly garden Parsley can be grown as a host food for Black Swallowtail caterpillars.
Ohio spiderwort has attractive foliage and showy blue flowers that attract native bees.
Pussy Willow has attractive early spring blooming “furry” flowers resembling a tiny cat’s paw.
Clump forming perennial with grass-like leaves and small purple flowers that are attractive to bees, hummingbirds and other pollinators.
Bright red textured fruit capsules split open in the fall revealing 4 glossy orange-red seeds, eaten by birds.
Purple florets clustered around a cone-like bud bloom throughout the summer, June-August.
White flowers bloom in May-July, attracting pollinating bees, wasps and beetles to this small shrub.
One of the first plants to bloom in the spring, Cutleaf Toothwort showcases multiple 4-petaled white-to-pale-pink flowers atop its fleshy branches on this attractive herbaceous perennial.
Showy yellow flowers and lacey, fern-like ornamental leaves make this late summer blooming annual a desirable landscape plant.
Multiple delicate, pale yellow bell-shaped flowers hang from slender stems of this woodland plant in late spring.