Fun Fairy Gardens go Anywhere

Has fairy dust landed on your garden yet?  If not, get ready for an invasion because fairy gardens are all the rage these days - and not just for kids.
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Best Free Gardening App? Maryland's Own Leafsnap!

The hottest gardening smart-phone application of 2011 is one that's making Marylanders proud.  It's Leafsnap, a tree-identification and databank app, and it's …
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Harvest Food for that Spooky Time of Year!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook 
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Garden Ornaments Are Cool - And They Don't Need Watering

Garden Ornaments Gardening in summer heat and drought isn't much fun - there, I said it!  It's all-watering-all-the-time, and no new growth to enjoy.  So it's …
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Creekside Dinner and the Hit of the Party

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  For a casual dinner gathering in the full swing of summer, I finally got to create again with my very dear …
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About Kate's Bouquet, and Prince Charles's Campaign

Kate's Bouquet A recent visitor to my garden stopped and gasped when she saw a mass of Solomon's seal, declaring it to be the very plant that Kate Middleton …
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Gardening is Child's Play!

Child's Play Is there anything more fun for child than planting a garden from seed and watching with eager anticipation for the very first shoots to appear?
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Scanner Art for the Frustrated Winter Gardener

They're taking the gardenblogging world by storm!  They're artworks that capture flowers and other plant parts, but without using a camera.  They're created by …
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Send Us Your Photos of Birds

Photo Contest Did you catch the winners of our last Photo Contest - Snowy Day? Cool stuff, and we're already well into our next contest - this one featuring …
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Snowy Day Photo Contest Winners

Snowy Day We thank our Facebook "fans" for their many entries to our photo contest!  And the winners are:
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Visit Exotic Gardens Around the World Without Leaving Home

I don't know about you, but around about now I'm needing a fix of color, and maybe some lush foliage.  Of course I could schlep to the nearest botanic garden …
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