Category: Enlightening

Ken-Do Attitude

Look out for Boxwood twig blight

Watch for Boxwood Twig Blight. The fungus Cylindrocladium pseudonaviculatum first presents itself as leaf spot followed by rapid browning and leaf drop starting on the lower branches and moving upward in the canopy. The fungus...

Sweet Simplicity

Quarantine lessons we’ve learned

The flowers are blooming, the days are getting longer and suddenly, after a year of living a simpler life whether we wanted to or not, my schedule is filling up. While I never want to endure a global pandemic again in this...

Gardening Tips

Columbine short-lived, but worth it

Aquilegia Canadensis, otherwise known as Columbine, is a wonderful native herbaceous perennial that thrives on the Eastern Shore when planted in moist but well drained soils and sunny mornings with afternoon shade. A plant only...

Antique Discovery

History of artificial flowers

It’s that time of year again when bulbs are sprouting up beautiful flowers in nature, including crocus, daffodils, hyacinth and tulips. Many people want to preserve this beauty in nature, in artificial form, to admire it...