7 09, 2016

Please Be Sure to Water!

2018-03-07T17:29:18+00:00

I think all of us here in the Magical Mid-Atlantic were hoping for some good, soaking rains from Tropical Storm Hermine this past week; alas, it is drier than ever.  We must be very diligent about watering (soaking) our gardens as we prepare our plants to go dormant before they head into winter. I am beginning to see plants drying out in some of the gardens I am [...]

Please Be Sure to Water! 2018-03-07T17:29:18+00:00
9 08, 2015

Don’t Forget to Water

2018-03-08T16:12:44+00:00

As Summer slowly begins to slip into Fall here in the Magical Mid-Atlantic, we enter the hot, dry weather of August and early September. The first signs of Fall are just becoming evident: shorter days; a new, golden quality to the late afternoon and evening light; and the fading of many flowers and vegetables in our gardens. Besides watering and weeding, there is not much else to do in [...]

Don’t Forget to Water 2018-03-08T16:12:44+00:00
17 06, 2012

Weeds, Mossy Paths, and Bliss

2012-06-18T23:17:15+00:00

Weeds.  Ugh.  And yet. Years ago, I went on a landscape tour to Richmond with the Landscape Designers Group to which I belong.  It was led by a designer who took us by his aunt's house.  She had the most glorious mossy pathways--thick and spongy--and I was moss-green with envy!  "I must have those paths!", I thought (vowed!).  This tour fell around the time I was first [...]

Weeds, Mossy Paths, and Bliss 2012-06-18T23:17:15+00:00