On sparkling spring days, Ann Goldman Giroux enjoys tending her garden, planting vegetables and nurturing the lush roses and rare azaleas that adorn her family's home in Guilford.
Giroux, who typically plants 800 white tulips along the front walkway and another 2,000 flowers in the backyard, wants the landscaping to look extra-special this year as the North Baltimore neighborhood, marks its 100th anniversary in May.
"I am very nearly a lifetime resident of Guilford," says Giroux, a community association board member and chairperson of its centennial committee. "My parents purchased a house back in 1975 when I was a year old."
Today, Giroux and her...