Wooden Surface

Description coming soon.


Source: grown from seed with a history in Plymouth County, MA.  From plants originally from Minnesota. Prairie Moon Nursery.


Photos courtesy of Dan Wilder

Solidago odora (Sweet goldenrod)

  • details

    SIZE AND POT INFORMATION: More details coming in May
    type: herbaceous perennial
    sun needs: full sun, part sun/part shade
    water needs: dry, average
    height: 3'
    plant spacing: 1/sq ft
    bloom time: August, September
    bloom color: yellow
  • good plant companions

    New England aster.  
    From BRAIDING SWEETGRASS by Robin Wall Kimmerer: "I chose botany because I wanted to learn about why asters and goldenrod looked so beautiful together... Why is the world so beautiful? It could so easily be otherwise: flowers could be ugly to us and still fulfill their own purpose. But they're not... Goldenrods and asters appear very similarly to bee eyes and human eyes. We both think they're beautiful. Their striking contrast when they grow together makes them the most attractive target in the whole meadow, a beacon for bees. Growing together, both receive more pollinator visits than they would if they were growing alone... That September pairing of purple and gold is lived reciprocity; its wisdom is that the beauty of one is illuminated by the radiance of the other... When I am in their presence, their beauty asks me for reciprocity, to be the complementary color, to make something beautiful in response."

  • special notes

    edible parts: anise-scented leaves can be used for a tea
    deer resistant (please note that does not mean deer proof)



Opening in May

Specific dates and

times coming soon.


Norwell, Massachusetts

Specific address announcement coming soon.


News, helpful tips, and updates on plant availability.

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