Gardens and Gardening on Video

While we’re waiting for the last year of Seasonalgardenerlv’s posts to be restored (long, frustrating story), enjoy the 14 new videos I recently added to the nonprofit educational campaign Good Gardening Videos. ...

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Meet the New On-Camera Gardening Guru

Laura LeBoutillier was working at her parents’ garden center in Eastern Oregon, and husband Aaron was working at the local cable company. Their lives changed when Aaron bought a new camera that ...

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From Light Shows to Mangroves

Sunset light show on Sanibel Island, Florida. Shutterstock photo. Rose and I returned home from Sanibel, Florida, a few weeks ago. I couldn’t stir up a bingo game there but found plenty ...

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Always Dreaming

Long lines at the betting window last weekend were not my concern. I piddled around on Derby Day at home—on the couch and in the garden. I dodged rain showers outside, while ...

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Plant Fanatics Party in Baltimore

What to call the plant-obsessed people attending the Perennial Plant Association’s shindig last week in Baltimore? Terms like “geek” and “nerd” seem better suited to people who stay out of the sun, ...

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The Run from the Roses

Fallen dogwood petals at home, Louisville, KY. April 23. I run from roses until mid-April, when my mood changes, as the Kentucky Derby grows near. The Run for the Roses turns me ...

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The Best Garden Show of All

Slug traceries — a morning delight in my garden. I don’t enjoy ranting and would much rather rave — about, for example, the glorious iridescent slug traceries on the pavers of my ...

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