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Springing into Green: Collards and Chard

There is a brief window in spring when my Maryland garden is lushly verdant. When the so-called lawn springs joyously forth, requiring Benny and his boys to mow maniacally over it every five days. 586 more words


Step OUT for the Maryland Home & Garden Show

What: Spring 2013 Maryland Home & Garden Show
When: March 2-3; March 8-10
Cost: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $3 for kids ages 6-12, and free for children under 6 years old. 177 more words


Peony botrytis

17 years ago my mother-in-law gave me a beautiful single peony.  It seems to be an unusual species; I have never seen it in a catalogue and even my plant geek friends are surprised by its early bloom (last week!) and its pale yellow color.   122 more words


Strange mushrooms abound!

I noticed this mushroom growing in the mulch under the crepe myrtles.  Before we planted the crepe myrtles this area was covered by a hedge.  The new sun and mulch must have motivated spores to grow because the area is blanketed in these odd, plastic, primeval looking mushrooms. 162 more words


Asparagus in March?

Today, as I pulled back the blanket of leaves that I had spread over the asparagus bed, I discovered white (blanched because no sunlight) asparagus tips as high as six inches!   11 more words


Garden photos

Here are some of the things I saw today…


Snow drops in unusual places

This spring I have noticed snow drops growing in places that show little sign of human habitation.  I tried to research how they might have arrived at these inconvenient spots, but I had a hard time finding anything.   47 more words

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