Tag Archives: Baltimore

Severna Park Elementary School Gets a New Landscape!

Severna Park resident Amy Faust set out to refurbish the landscape at the elementary school her child attends, and her first stop was to solicit the help of Homestead Gardens.  Why?  According to a …

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A Magical Hillside Garden, Right in Baltimore

by Susan Harris
Some people get bored in retirement; others put off retirement because they fear that fate.   But for well-known Baltimore gardening fanatic Nell Strachan, retirement from the practice of …

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Baltimore’s Cylburn Arboretum in September

by Susan Harris

Finally, I visited Baltimore’s largest garden, the  Cylburn Arboretum , and was treated to a tour by head gardener Jennifer Forrence and board member Nell Stratchan (Nell’s also on …

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Charles Village Garden Walk

by Susan Harris
Charles Village is a real Baltimore neighborhood, one that knows how to put on a Garden Walk.  A tour by another name, “walk” seems more casual, and this one certainly was.  It …

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Vegetable Garden at Baltimore City Hall in Danger

by Susan  Harris
I hope you had a chance to see the glorious vegetable gardens at Baltimore’s City Hall last year, their first year, because it may be their last.   We’ve …

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Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage Starts this Weekend


The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage has been raising funds to preserve historically significant properties since 1930, and their popular Spring Tours are coming up SOON.   Click the dates and counties …

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Baltimore – one of Top 10 Cities for Urban Gardens

According to The Daily Green, Baltimore is a national leader in urban gardens, especially community gardens.   Click here and go to #8 and you’ll find this:
The Baltimore Master Gardeners …

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Gardener-Volunteers Needed to Grow Food with/for Baltimore’s Neediest

by Susan Harris
We heard from an inspiring nonprofit group called People Lacking Ample Shelter & Employment, (PLASE), asking for our help recruiting volunteers – this month – and we’re …

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