Three Secret Gardens In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge, Massachusetts is Boston’s fraternal twin. Born second in the mind of travelers — the town sits just across the Charles River from its sibling — a little smaller, a little quieter, and a little less expensive. But the same DNA runs through the streets and neighborhoods of both towns. The same drivers cut each […]

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Blooms at the Beach | Lewes, Delaware

Where the Ocean Meets the Bay For more than 375 years, the sea has shaped the history of Lewes, Delaware. Here, the Atlantic Ocean meets the Delaware Bay as Henry Hudson discovered on an August evening in 1609. The Dutch established the first settlement when they landed in 1631. Legend has it that pirates, including […]

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Tulip Bulbs and How to Move Them

Moving tulips can be a delicate operation and really should not be undertaken until the fall after their leaves have lost all color and died back. The location of the bulbs in your garden can be marked with a plant marker in the ground so you can find them again later. But sometimes bulbs need […]

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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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Bloomin’ Among the Ruin

Detroit has fallen on some hard times. Its wealth and prosperity are gone. What was once a vibrant city with two million inhabitants has become a broken, hollow and burnt out shell — almost. Scratch the grime encrusted surface of this city and you can still make out the grandeur that was there during the […]

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Sherwood Gardens in Full Bloom

Sherwood Gardens, the most beautiful tulip garden in America, is in its full glory. Located in the heart of Baltimore City and surrounded by stately homes in the Guilford neighborhood, these gardens date back to the 1920’s. The gardens were created by John Sherwood, an avid gardener and oil tycoon. The gardens now cover an […]

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