Planting for the cause

Many of you have heard that 2017’s “Perennial Plant of the Year” is Asclepias tuberosa/butterfly weed. It’s not a surprising choice—attention to attracting and supporting pollinators, especially butterflies, especially monarchs, has been ...

Read More

Garden show-offs and lawn proselytizing at a DC museum

                                                                           From the exhibition website Here’s one item not on the agenda for this month’s Garden Blogger’s Fling in Washington, DC, but I don’t plan to miss it: “Cultivating America’s Gardens,” at ...

Read More

Saving Spiders

Short of learning to teleport them, this is my favorite method of moving spiders from indoors to outdoors. Last year, I was organizing my new home and found myself in the bathroom ...

Read More