Plant of the Month: Black-Eyed Susans

Black-Eyed Susans What's not to love about Black-Eyed Susans (Rudbeckias), Maryland's state flower?  Their blooms are beautiful and last for months - from late …
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More Native Perennials that are Great in the Garden

This is the second installment on this popular topic.  Click here to read about Turtlehead, Coreopsis,  Spiderwort and Baptisia. Solidago/Goldenrod     There …
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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, …
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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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