Shrubs and Perennials that Brighten the Shade

Shrubs and Perennials I'm a big fan of shade gardens, and of the many, surprisingly colorful plants that tolerate shade.   But I just know there are gardeners …
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Getting a Garden Photo-Ready with Flower Carpet Roses

You all know what to find out that company is coming, right?  But what about when the media's coming?  A photographer for a home and garden magazine, perhaps? 
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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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Master Topiary Artist Pearl Fryar

by Susan Harris First, if you haven't seen the documentary A Man Named Pearl, you're in for a treat - even if you're not (yet) a fan of topiary.   It's "the …
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Blooming Camelia, Spirea, Viburnum and More

    Blooming Oh, boy.   Almost every day now there's something new blooming.  So it's certainly worth wandering the neighborhood with a camera - I know you'll …
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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 …
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Great Tree Info from Casey Trees

Casey Trees If you've never heard of the nonprofit group Casey Trees, I'll summarize by declaring it possibly the best-endowed AND best-run nonprofit in all of …
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There's Hope for Snow-Damaged Shrubs and Trees

There's Hope for Snow-Damaged Shrubs
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This Week in My Garden: Pruning Roses and Filling Up New Borders

Suddenly it's spring-like out there and OMG there's so much to do in the garden!  First, the regular spring maintenance:
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How to Save Evergreens from Death by Snow

Saving Evergreens Now that the title has your attention, could someone please tell us how?
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Plant of the Month: Winterberry Holly

 
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Maryland Tree Program Means $25 Off Your Purchase

  Maryland residents, lucky you!  You're eligible for a $25 off coupon toward the purchase of any eligible tree priced at $50 or more.  The state is hoping to …
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