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…

An Urban Garden Work of Art

An Urban Garden Work of Art

This Lawrenceville garden is an uban oasis, filled with wonderful plants.

The Hidden Life of Trolls at Phipps from PTL

The Hidden Life of Trolls at Phipps from PTL

The Hidden Life of Trolls at Phipps is an amazing display. It’s a fun Summer Flower Show.

Tribute to Pearl With a Pearl Bush: A Memorial Garden to Honor Loved Ones

Tribute to Pearl With a Pearl Bush: A Memorial Garden to Honor Loved Ones

May 5, 2021 When I posted a picture of my pearl bush (Exochorda) in full bloom on my Facebook page, Karen Tarr commented, “OMG, I have one blooming in honor of my mom, whose name was Pearl. Love the bush.” I reached out to Tarr,…

Surprise Spring Cold Snap Tested Pittsburgh Gardens

Surprise Spring Cold Snap Tested Pittsburgh Gardens

Most plants shook off a recent cold snap. Here’s a list of plants and when to get them in the ground.

Everything You Need to Know About Growing A Lush, Organic Lawn

Everything You Need to Know About Growing A Lush, Organic Lawn

Don’t buy into the “Great Lawn Lie.” You can have a great organic lawn.

Everything You Need to Know About Growing A Lush, Organic Lawn

Everything You Need to Know About Growing A Lush, Organic Lawn

Don’t believe the “Great Lawn Lie.” Nothing will outgrow grass when it’s happy. Organic lawns are safe for all of us.

Planting Peas and Other Early-Spring Crops to Start on now

Planting Peas and Other Early-Spring Crops to Start on now

St. Patrick’s Day signals the start of planting, but there’s still plenty of time to get seeds and plants in the ground.