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To Weed It or to Keep It?

A few years ago, a friend texted me a photo like the one below, asking me if they should pull out this plant—was it a weed?—as it was growing throughout their garden beds.

I usually define a weed as plant growing in a place where humans don’t want it.*

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Photograph by Marc Montefusco



Photograph by Julieanne Frascinella

On September 1st of 1978, I was born.

 

 

 

On the first of September of 2014, Marc Montefusco was hired as the Director of Horticulture at Reeves-Reed Arboretum.  

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A Year in a Pandemic Review: How We Stayed Open

Well, here it is almost March again. It's crazy to believe we're here when in so many ways we're still processing everything that happened last March. We still don't know when we'll get to take that final deep sigh of relief (without masks blocking our faces), but we can at least all be grateful that we survived this past year. With the "anniversary" of when the world shut down rapidly approaching, this could be a good time to reflect and be proud of the strength and resilience we have all di...

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