Experienced gardeners know that “fall is for planting.” This isn’t just a garden center or plant catalog slogan; it’s based on real advantages for many plant species.
Sometimes an original requires an overhaul. And that’s what happened when a Baltimore property manager acquired this century-old home on a corner lot near Roland Park at auction.
Autumn is bulb-planting season for all of those spring-flowering jewels like tulip, daffodil, crocus, aconite, hyacinth and snowdrops.
There are numerous native late-season nectar sources for pollinators.
This thoughtfully designed house in the Woodlands at Plum Creek community in Anne Arundel comes equipped with modern conveniences to make the new owners’ lives easier.
Crapemyrtle is one of many plants susceptible to powdery mildew.
The main living room features an expansive 20-foot ceiling, bamboo-plank flooring and wall of windows with lush green forest views.
While they look like caterpillars, these larvae are actually wasp cousins, not in the butterfly or moth group.
Marin Alsop, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director Laureate, has put the Baltimore condominium she owns in a former stone church on the market.
Electric light has been with us in one form or another since at least the latter 19th century. For most of the 20th century, illumination by way of electricity came from incandescent lightbulbs - orbs of glass enclosing a wire filament that heats up and glows when electricity is passed through it.
If you don’t happen to be in the hot spots of Baltimore City, Baltimore County and northeastern Maryland, you may soon have the joy of finding nymphs or adults in the yard in the coming years.
The Baltimore County home is nestled among nearly 5 acres of mostly wooded land and hills and includes two streams and a private bridge that makes it easy to navigate the hilly terrain.
This house provides gorgeous views of Sue Creek and of two nearby yacht clubs and opens onto a spacious sweep of lawn that is ideal for outdoor entertaining.
No intervention this time of year will have much impact on bigleaf hydrangea blooms for this season. But, here's what you need to know:
The 5,072-square-foot Anne Arundel house has five bedrooms, four baths and an attached three-car garage.
Two underused species that come to mind are rattlesnake master and Eastern prickly-pear cactus.
6512 Montrose Avenue has a covered patio which runs the rear of the home and supports a third-story balcony.
This is pokeweed, a very common native perennial that matures quite large and stout for a plant that dies completely back each winter.
Their green color, rare among our local moths and butterflies, ranges from celery-green to a pistachio ice cream hue.
The 103-year-old historic property is situated on a bluff with views of the South River to the Chesapeake Bay.
Nature’s recycling crew is busy doing their job in the garden to the benefit, not harm, of plants.
Sunsets here are spectacular, and can be enjoyed in warm months from a deck chair on the pond’s edge, and during cooler months from the screened porch in the rear.
This historic Georgian estate featuring views of the Elk River includes a beach house, a working winery and a its own wedding and special events venue.
This 120-year-old Baltimore home, located in Ruxton, has been renovated top to the bottom on the inside while preserving the charming 1903 exterior.
The beetle is considered a minor pest for turf grass and generally don’t bother decorative plants enough to warrant intervention.
On June 7, the Baltimore Board of Estimates approved the sale of the 1-acre property to Filbert Street Garden Inc. for $1.
This Baltimore County property is a sprawling stone ranch home — long and low, utterly distinctive and filled floor to ceiling with natural light.
While some species might be more prone to transplant shock if moved or planted mid-season, most will establish just fine as long as you can keep an eye on their soil moisture.
The primary insect responsible for chewing rose leaves this time of year is a sawfly.
The Anne Arundel County home sits in the middle of an expansive lawn and is surrounded by a large and lush forested area.