Fluttering Flowers
June 30, 2014 – 10:50 am | 2 Comments

Butterflies and flowers naturally go together, the latter tethered to the earth, and the former free to flit, bringing both color and motion to a garden.
Many conservatories host butterfly exhibits. Some are seasonal, others are …

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Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship
November 12, 2014 – 8:33 am | No Comment
Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship

Consider it obedience and agility training for flowers. That’s the premise for Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship in the Conservatories at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland.
The display includes miniature plants that resemble bonsai trees and vertical …

Coastal Garden Plants: Maine to Maryland
December 8, 2013 – 8:25 am | No Comment
Coastal Garden Plants: Maine to Maryland

Coastal Garden Plants: Maine to Maryland by Roy L. Heizer with photography by Nancy Heizer (Schiffer Publishing Ltd.) explores the flowers, shrubs, and trees of America’s northern coastal region.
Stroll through Portland, Boston Common, New York …

A Victorian Holiday in Baltimore
December 7, 2013 – 8:21 am | No Comment
A Victorian Holiday in Baltimore

“A Victoria Holiday”, the 125th annual poinsettia show of the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, opens today (December 7, 2013) and runs through December 29, …

The Drunken Botanist
October 4, 2013 – 8:48 am | No Comment
The Drunken Botanist

Every Road Trips Gardener knows that some plants are more useful than others.
Amy Stewart knows about plants that create the world’s great drinks. She’s the author of “The Drunken Botanist” and she’s going to talk …

Poinsettias in All Colors
December 21, 2012 – 8:32 am | No Comment
Poinsettias in All Colors

Winter Rose, Tapestry, Jingle Bells, Monet, Ice Punch, Dulce Rosa, Strawberries & Cream, and Fireworks are just a few of the varieties of poinsettias on display at the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, …

American Daffodil Society
February 29, 2012 – 12:43 am | No Comment
American Daffodil Society

“Blooms, Bay & Beyond”, the 2012 national show and convention of the American Daffodil Society is set for April 19 through 22, 2012, at the Sheraton Baltimore-North Hotel, 903 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, Maryland (map)
It’s …

All Aboard the Poinsettia Express
December 9, 2011 – 12:09 am | No Comment
All Aboard the Poinsettia Express

The Holiday Poinsettia Show and Train Garden are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday from December 10, 2011, through January 1, 2012, in the Conservatory of the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory …

Painting the Tulip Tree Flower
May 6, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Painting the Tulip Tree Flower

With its majestic stature and stunning yellow-and-orange blossoms, the tulip poplar has been designated both the signature tree and the 2011 Native Tree of the Year by Adkins Arboretum on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
A two-day workshop …

Adkins Arboretum
April 14, 2011 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Adkins Arboretum

More than 600 species of native shrubs, trees, wildflowers and grasses can be found in Adkins Arboretum, a 400-acre native garden and preserve on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Dedicated to promoting the appreciation and conservation of the …

Easton Kitchen and Garden Tour
April 7, 2011 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Easton Kitchen and Garden Tour

The second Kitchen and Garden Tour in Easton, Maryland, is set for May 21, 2011. Ten venues within walking distance of downtown Easton will be highlighted on the tour, held from 11 a.m. to 5 …