Can You Tell Me What These Flowers Are?

When the poplar tree died and they ground out the stump, there was a big, gaping hole in the ground. My husband trotted off to Home Depot (as husbands are wont to do) and bought a packet of wildflower seeds (which husbands aren’t generally known for). He dumped out the packet into the hole, then […]

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Everything’s Coming Up Green

It was market day at the Whitelock Community Farm — its first market day ever. Another goal accomplished in the Farm’s mission to take Reservoir Hill off the list of Baltimore’s food deserts. There was a steady flow of customers at the stand and the first greens of the season sold out. I was the […]

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Pitchers & Catchers Report to Spring Training

Roses are supposed to be pruned in February.  And on Sunday, I pruned mine.  It was incredibly exciting because I am the proud owner of a new pair of pruners — Fiskars Cuts 3X Easier pruners.  I won them from my new favorite gardening blog Garden Rant.  To celebrate, my husband bought me these fabulous […]

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Let’s Get It Started

It’s always 5 o’clock somewhere in the world, and every day is the beginning of one season and the end of another.  Now is the beginning of the seedling farm in the basement and now college lacrosse starts in earnest.  This weekend all plots of dirt are weed-free, all teams are perfect and everyone’s hopes […]

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