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You’ve seen the partying spectators for my town’s July 4th Parade.  Now for the turf- and gardening-related floats and people IN the parade. This group of reel-mowers have been at …

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  tulip image via Shutterstock Hey, good news!  Pesticide use on California-grown cut flowers is way down over the last decade, according to this report from UC.  California has required …

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On the White House food policy blog Obama Foodorama, this post about the condition of the kitchen garden is making headlines.  Seriously.  Are people surprised that gardens need regular staff …

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The hottest outdoor news in Washington, D.C. this month isn’t the flowering of cherry trees at the Tidal Basin. This year it’s the birth of two Bald Eagles at the …

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Boy, do we cover the Philadelphia Flower Show here – with a guest post, a guest photographer, and now with my very personal experience of the show – which was …

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Mound-forming alpine strawberries (Fragaria vesca) tolerate a range of soil and climate conditions and produce small fruits intermittently throughout the growing season. Upstart food forests — designed landscapes incorporating perennial …

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  It would be nice to see these again. Pardon the delay in my 2014 wish list. Here it is with one caveat—it’s really more of an impossible dream list. …

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