Plant of the Month - Hydrangeas!
Who doesn't love hydrangeas? Especially in late June, when most types are strutting their stuff. So, lots to see and comment on, starting with the Oakleaf …LEARN MORE »
Want More Blooms in August?
Blooms in August My old garden's looking pretty tired right about now, and it definitely doesn't have enough color - besides green. So now's the perfect time …LEARN MORE »
Cyclamen, Calla Lily, Hydrangea, Gloxinia and Christmas Cactus
If you're one of those who doesn't care how many snappy new varieties of poinsettias there are these days, or what sparkles and watercolors they may be …LEARN MORE »
Are Your Endless Summer Hydrangeas Underblooming?
How to Fix That Have you been disappointed by the less-than-awesome blooming of your Endless Summer hydrangeas? The growers of this popular new line of …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
5 Great Shrubs to Fill Up the Garden
Lately I've heard from several gardeners who've been at it a while and seen big improvements, but there's still something missing in their gardens - …LEARN MORE »
Great Native Plants for the Maryland Garden
Native plants are in the news these days, and we're being encouraged by environmental groups to include them in our garden. Why? Of all the reasons given, …LEARN MORE »
Spring Pruning - the What and the How
Are you one of those homeowners who never does ANY pruning? Well, you have lots of company. But really, there are lots of common plants that are almost …LEARN MORE »