THE Winter Planting Guide You Need

THE Winter Planting Guide You Need

The warm weather may be gone, but that does not mean that the gardening season is over. You can continue to plant in this hardiness zone until the ground is frozen solid. Frost and cold temperatures do not mean the ground is frozen. Check soil temperatures in your area, as long as soil temperatures are above 32 degrees Fahrenheit, you are good to grow!
Best Boxwood Shrubs For Maryland

Best Boxwood Shrubs For Maryland

Boxwood is one of the easier plants to grow and care for, and it makes perfect plants for new gardeners because of its easygoing nature. Maryland's climate provides one of the best climates for Boxwoods. We can grow a wide variety of the boxwood family in our gardens!
5 Ways To Naturally Slow Erosion

5 Ways To Naturally Slow Erosion

One of the worst natural phenomena is erosion. Wind, water, and man-made erosion all degrade land quality. Erosion also reduces water quality by pulling pollution into waterways. This causes unhealthy living conditions for aquatic life. Follow the tips below to slow erosion in your area and help your local wildlife!
Gardening to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Gardening to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Did you know that you can help save the bay from your own garden? If you live here in the Chesapeake watershed, water runs from your home all the way to the third-largest estuary in the world. Learn how you can make a difference and help save the bay!
Key Elements of Garden Design

Key Elements of Garden Design

What are the building blocks of well-designed gardens and backyard landscapes? Well, they are very similar to the building blocks of a poem, a song, or a painting. Garden design is an art form, and it benefits from the same ideas and structures that other art forms use every day. Read on to learn a few key basics that will help you unlock your inner garden designer.