My Gardening Chores for July

Watering This unusually rainy spring and early summer probably won't last all season, so I know I'll be doing plenty of watering this month. That's especially …
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What to Do in the Garden in November

Some timely gardening tips from the University of Maryland and our own experts.
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Gardening Tips for July

    Watering Click here to read my watering advice to readers and garden-coaching clients - all about keeping plants alive without wasting water.  Speaking of …
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What I'm Really Doing in My Garden - June 2011 Edition

    I'm a low-maintenance-type gardener, so you can bet I don't do a lot of unnecessary fussing in the garden.  Here's my bare-minimum list of garden chores …
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It's March and There's Lots to Do In the Garden

What to do in the garden in March was the topic of Gene Sumi's latest talk to our Golden Spades group, and as I already reported here, that definitely includes …
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Post-Snow Warm Spell Is a Great Time to Start Spring Clean-Up

  Post-Snow Spring clean-up is a big job in my garden - the biggest one of the year.  So this past weekend, with temperatures in the balmy low 50s and my …
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October Chores of the Low-Maintenance Gardener

Here's what THIS low-maintenance gardener is doing this month in the garden, starting with grabbing some cheap-and-easy fall color in the form of mums.   From …
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September Garden Chores - What I'm Really Doing

Edibles Finally, I can rip out the remains of my truly sad crop of summer vegetables (or technically fruit - whatever) and try my luck at fall crops. 
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What I Really Do in the Garden in August

The Garden in August Again, this isn't one of those looong lists of “chores” in the garden.  I’m a gardener of the low-maintenance school, and I always want to …
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What I'm Doing in the Garden, July Edition

More Pruning and Hacking Back First, I have to confess that this photo shows how my garden looked last month.  Those astilbes have turned crispy, so I removed …
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What I'm Really Doing in My Garden in June

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Tips for Spring Clean-up

  Like gardeners everywhere, I'm mulch-deep in the biggest job in the garden all year - the spring clean-up and cover-up - and like most gardenbloggers, I have …
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