Tomorrow is National Public Gardens Day! Following up on last week’s events around Baltimore post, I’m looking to make this a regular post, continuing to share a curated list of exciting garden happenings within driving distance of Baltimore. Feel free to leave a comment if I’m leaving out your favorite nearby public garden or vendor! … More Upcoming Public Garden Events Around Baltimore
There are leaves still on the ground from last Fall, the lawn’s overgrown, and our season’s first flowers (the daffodils and hyacinths) are spent. I guess we can’t be lazy gardeners anymore! Andrew and I spent the weekend raking up leftover leaves from our deck, transplanting some spinach from a deck container to a ground … More Apple Blossoms, Bluebells, and Dogwood’s First Bloom
Hi, everyone! After having a couple friends seek out my advice for garden visits this time of year, I thought I’d try putting together a curated list of special garden happenings within driving distance of Baltimore in the coming weeks. This is not an all-inclusive list so if you’re interested in more events at one … More Garden Events Near Baltimore
Two weeks ago, Andrew, his mom, and I had a chance to explore the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore, catching the very last day of their 2018 Spring Flower display. It was Andrew’s and my first time to the conservatory (not counting a short visit to the grounds for a wedding … More Rawlings Conservatory Visit — Spring Flower Display
I think (hope) we’re finally past the threat of frost, and even though it’s about 2 weeks later than last year, many of our plants are making their comeback.
Here’s what’s currently happening in our garden… … More It’s finally looking like Spring!
Happy first day of Fall! It’s 80 degrees today but some leaves are just starting to change color here in Baltimore and local stores have been stocked with questionable pumpkin flavor combinations for weeks so Fall it must be!
Our garden is certainly seeing a bit of a change as we get later into the growing season. Our zucchini, soybeans, and muskmelon are now done but we still have plenty to keep us busy! … More September Blooms and Harvests
Some couples have a song, some have a special date location, we have a flower. In honor of Andrew’s and my wedding anniversary this week, today I’m talking about beautiful Columbines (Aquilegia)! How We Fell in Love (with Columbines!) Our introduction to the flower was simple: a former teacher of Andrew’s shared photos of Columbine’s … More Columbine Flowers
The weather is heating up in Baltimore and our garden is officially in full swing with sprouts popping up everywhere! Some things (like the squash and marigolds) are easy to identify while for others, I’ll need to wait a little longer to determine if there are some weeds masquerading as our desired seedlings. Here are … More Garden progress — May
April showers bring May flowers and I can’t wait to watch this year’s garden start to mature and produce crops. This weekend’s forecast for Baltimore is looking chilly (with lows in the low 40s!) so we’ll be bringing our lemon tree and other less hardy plants indoors. Today, I want to share some of my favorite … More Why I garden
This Saturday was our scheduled planting day and although it was a bit hot (high of 85!), we really lucked out pretty well with the weather. After looking and feeling like it might rain in the morning, the clouds cleared up and it was a lovely day. With the help of some family, we were able … More Spring planting day