Shiloh School native plant garden is among area’s hidden treasure

From left, Jack Moore, Camille Grab, and Alice Imbur are surrounded by sun drops (front) and penstamon.

The historic Shiloh School site offers visitors a thriving native plant garden.

“The garden is still a work in progress and is a little off the beaten path, but the butterflies, bees and other pollinators have found it,” said Jack Moore, president of Northumberland Preservation Inc. (NPI).

“During the annual National Butterfly Count, local volunteers make a beeline, so to speak, for this garden and its variety of butterflies,” said Moore.

Many identifying plant markers are…

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