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Attracting July Visitors with Photos

Tom Stovall, the resident photographer at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Northern Virginia, is donating his images to my campaign promoting DC-area public gardens.  His photos of nature, especially of wildlife, are beyond anything ...

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A tale of two cities

This tiny demo green roof was completed for a Buffalo Show House project. Photo Buffalo Rising/Queenseyes A story about Spokane and Seattle illustrates the dichotomy inherent in making sustainability part of city ...

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Kudzu, we hardly knew you

Kudzu image courtesy of Shutterstock “Like most Southern children, I accepted, almost as a matter of faith, that kudzu grew a mile a minute and that its spread was unstoppable.” —Bill Finch, ...

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Send Me to the Commune

Beech Hill Farm Grated beet salad with red onions, carrots, and a delicious vinaigrette. Grass-fed beef steaks, perfectly grilled.  A potato salad made with homemade mayonnaise and chipotle relish. Melting, sweet homegrown ...

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“Nobody smells roses any more.”

Roses need to be with other stuff: like this Charlotte with rudbeckia. I kid you not. One of my visitors during Garden Walk Buffalo last weekend told me that a nursery staffer ...

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