All Is Rosy Ahead

  Summer is the season of flowers–ideally flowers that last all summer long, and for me there is no finer flower than the rose. Yet for many of you roses seem to be at the bottom of the list as they are thought to be pest and disease ridden and require too...

Master Gardeners

  One day a woman walks into a cubby-hole office at The Gardens of Elm Bank with a little terrarium. Inside, wrapped around a stick, is a two-inch weevil-like worm. She suspects that the jointed, ivory-colored creature has something to do with the sawdust at the...

“Spring Ahead” With the Green Scene

  Much anticipated, always welcome, spring is the season of unfurlings, uncurlings, and green tips poking forth from a warming earth. “Ahhh, at last,” we say. There are many signs of spring’s arrival. I love the surprise of a crocus clump...