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Welcome To Shelterwood Gardens

Shelterwood is open by appointment only until further notice. See the Direction & Hours page.   For those who have a Lawn 2 Legume grant deadline looming, I am here for you. Come out and we'll get you three seasons of blooming native species appropriate for your yard.   To be added to the seasonal newsletter list, email me at:  SHELTERWOODGARDENS at GMAIL dot COM   Growing over 200 species, Shelterwood is likely to have what you cannot find anywhere else. Nearly all species are mature plants -meaning that our plants have been growing two, three, or more years and have overwintered, outdoors. Winter vernalization creates a hardier plant at planting time than those grown lushly in a greenhouse. Benefits of Planting Mature, Over-wintered Native Plants The hardiness advantage. Plugs that leave the warm, humid greenhouse can be stressed by our fickle climate that offers up wind, drought, heat or a late freeze Larger plants may have better rates of survival when browsed by deer Ne

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