Garden fairy inspects this summer’s crop of Betony.

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Betony reprise attests to its many blessings to gardens, pollinators
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Betony reprise attests to its many blessings to gardens, pollinators

A few years ago, this column featured an article on the many attributes of Betony (Stachys) and invited interested readers to come over and dig out a few plants for their own gardens. Five or six couples availed themselves of the offer and though I wasn’t really worried about having compromised my own landscape, I was uncertain of the outcome.