My Garden as Seen by a Visiting Garden Writer/Photographer

It's far too cold and bleak out there to enjoy gardens outdoors, but hey, it's a great time to admire photos of gardens, so I'll share a few of my own garden …
LEARN MORE »

Joseph's Favorites for Color in November

  I stopped by to talk to Joseph Panossian, Homestead's shrubs and trees manager, to pick his brain about great-performing plants for fall (using the old "It's …
LEARN MORE »

This Gardener Got Design Help - But Only for the Shrubs

Design Help Readers, observe the foundation plantings in the Calvert County garden of writer Robin Ripley - they illustrate a clever and focused use of …
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 »

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 …
LEARN MORE »

Not Too Late to Plant Trees and Shrubs

  The Article You don't have to take my word for it - it's what Joel Lerner says in today's Washington Post.  Read the whole article.
LEARN MORE »
1