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 […]
I woke this morning just before the alarm with an unmistakable case of Purple Flu. I could not go to work. It’s not that I was worried about spreading the infection. Everyone at work has Purple Flu today, everyone in the building has it. Everyone at the grocery store has it, the gas station, the […]
If I had 162 chances to play in the garden between opening day and the World Series, a few consecutive days of rain wouldn’t make me no never mind. But I do not have the luxury of a professional baseball schedule. I have Saturday and Sunday, four times a month to get the weeds out, […]
God must be a Tarheel because the sky is Carolina blue. Well, the sky was Carolina blue yesterday and it came crashing down all over the yellow of Marquette in the Sweet Sixteen round. Later in the day, Kentucky blue crushed the red out of the number one tournament seed, Ohio State, in what was […]
Forcing tropical plants to grow in the snow belt has been a passion at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens since its Victorian glass house was built in 1900. Growing natives was not de rigeur a hundred years ago, so exotic heat lovers were coaxed into bloom under a dome. And what a dome […]
I testified against Bill 10-0504 yesterday before the Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee of the Baltimore City Council. I raised all the points I made in my March 7th post on the issue. Plus I added the statistics given to me by one of the folks who commented. I was the only person at the […]
Should lawn water be encouraged with a tax break?