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Come with Doug to the Chelsea Flower Show, Gardens of England and Floriade in Holland, May 2022

Come with Doug to the Chelsea Flower Show, Gardens of England and Floriade in Holland, May 2022

I’ll be traveling to England and Holland to explore the Chelsea Flower Show, the gardens of England and a once in a decade celebration of flowers called Floriade in Holland. This is my third trip to the see the Chelsea Flower Show. It’s an amazing…

11 Best Low-Maintenance Perennials to Plant in Your Garden Now

11 Best Low-Maintenance Perennials to Plant in Your Garden Now

These 11 perennials are tough, reliable and beautiful.

Locations of Doug’s Free Seed Shacks

Locations of Doug’s Free Seed Shacks

Doug’s Free Seed Shacks are located around the Western Pennsylvania region. Providing seeds for anyone who needs them.

Doug’s Garlic Seafood Chowder wins grand prize at Recipe for Hope. Here’s the recipe.

Doug’s Garlic Seafood Chowder wins grand prize at Recipe for Hope. Here’s the recipe.

I was so excited that my Garlic Seafood Chowder won grand prize at the Recipe for Hope event. It’s a fundraiser for Hair Peace Charities, which helps women with cancer. If you have the resources, please help the charity out as they have helped so…

Remember Me Rose Garden Near Flight 93 Ready for 20th Year Memorial

Remember Me Rose Garden Near Flight 93 Ready for 20th Year Memorial

The Remember Me Rose Garden is a living memorial to the crew and passengers of Flight 93.

Free Virtual Organic Fall Gardening Classes with Doug

Free Virtual Organic Fall Gardening Classes with Doug

Check out these free virtual organic gardening classes about fall gardening with Doug.

Annual Summer Interns Make Improvements to Fallingwater’s Visitor Experience

Annual Summer Interns Make Improvements to Fallingwater’s Visitor Experience

An internship at historic Fallingwater provides help for the house and students alike,

Growing Fig Trees in a Cooler Climate

Growing Fig Trees in a Cooler Climate

Growing figs in the north can be done. Here’s how my friend Steve does in in Canada.

Doug’s favorite late summer plants

Doug’s favorite late summer plants

Check out these plant that don’t need much from the gardener. They are Doug’s late season favs.