Fall-Blooming Asters

Next time you're here to shop or to attend the Fall Festival, stop by our Perennials Department and just listen to the buzz of bumblebees.  And no worries …
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To Prevent Flopping, Start Pruning Your Perennials Now

Pruning Perennials One of the best-selling garden books of all time introduced us to the notion of pruning perennials. The book is The Well-Tended Perennial …
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Gardens of the National Mall in Late October

Like thousands of others with the same idea, I visited the Mall last Saturday to demonstrate my support for "sanity," and found that the sanest thing to do on …
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Soup 'n' Walk at the Cylburn Arboretum

Baltimore's Cylburn Arboretum, which I visited and posted about last month, is known for some cool events, like their Soup 'n Walk guided tours with a locally …
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Asters, Agastache and Anemones in Bloom for Halloween

Who says Halloween has to be all orange and black?  For gardeners, it can be just as multi-colored as spring or summer, right?  Below is an example of a …
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Free Gardening for Wildlife at Accokeek, Tuesday at 6:30

Gardening for Wildlife From the Accokeek Foundation comes a talk about wildlife gardening that sounds particularly interesting - because of the speaker. Ann …
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