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
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!
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