Fall Color Comes in Many Forms

How to have a knock-out garden in the fall?  Let's count the ways.
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New-Garden Challenges Part 3: Screening

    In reporting my progress in beginning a brand new garden, I've covered the challenge of having so much empty space to fill, the challenge of poor soil, and …
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Design Advice for Small Gardens

Boy, when you reveal your garden here on the web, you’d better be prepared for feedback – the honest stuff, not for the thin-skinned.  That’s what I got after …
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Solving the Landscape Dilemma of Slopes

Solving the Landscape Dilemma of Slopes One of the biggest challenges homeowners face in their landscapes is planting on slopes and hillsides, where mowing of …
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Gardening Tips from Margaret Roach

Gardening Tips Margaret Roach, one of the stars of the gardening world, was cajoled into traveling from her Upstate New York garden to speak to the Maryland …
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More On No-Mow and Less-Mow Gardens and Plants

No-Mow and Less-Mow I sure enjoyed the super-engaged audience for my talk and slide show about reducing lawns at our Spring Fling this past weekend.  How …
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This Is the Perfect Time for These Gardening Tasks

Recordkeeping Who has time during the gardening season to carefully record everything for posterity?  But now you probably DO have time, and boy, will you be …
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Wolfgang Oehme's Crusade to Change the American Garden

Wolfgang Oehme Many in the gardening world are mourning the loss of one of the world's most famous and influential landscape architects - Maryland's own …
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Homestead Landscaping - Who Knew?

    It's amazing how many people, regular customers of Homestead's, don't know we have a whole part of the company that designs and installs landscapes, does …
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Serenity for Summer at a Local Spot

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook   After our Green Drinks event on the South River at Historic London Town and Gardens, the “shining jewel’’ …
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A Garden for Butterflies

Written by: Ann-Marie Sedor | Photos by: Melanie McCabe With their brightly-hued fluttering wings, butterflies provide a beautiful dimension of movement, color …
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Building a Paradise for Birds

Photos by: Melanie McCabe
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