In the Jersey-Friendly garden Parsley can be grown as a host food for Black Swallowtail caterpillars.
Bottle Gentian are slow-growing but long-lived perennials with dark blue, bottle-like cylindrical flowers that look like buds about to open.
Pussytoes is grown for its basal rosette of soft velvety leaves. Small bees and flies pollinate the small white spring blooming flowers.
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.
Clusters of tiny white flowers adorn this fragrant spring blooming woodland plant that stands only 6 inches tall.
This spring ephemeral blooms in March and April providing early nectar for waking bees.
Multiple delicate, pale yellow bell-shaped flowers hang from slender stems of this woodland plant in late spring.
Petite yet stately, this spring wildflower will make an excellent addition to your woodland garden.
Jack-in-the-Pulpit is one of New Jersey’s most uniquely structured plants and deserves a closer look!
Big Bluestem is a tall, attractive, drought-tolerant native grass with colorful foliage and enormous benefits for wildlife.