Pansies planted in the fall are vibrant and beautiful. They muddle through the winter, look brilliant in a frost, then come up shining again in the spring only to die in the heat that begins to brutalize Baltimore at the beginning of May. They never seem to retain their full glory for Mother’s Day. Year […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
All gardens are perfect on January 1st. Even those left in a moldering mess last fall.