Of the many gifts we can offer the next generation, planting the seeds of faith and patience by gardening with children results in lifelong rewards. more

Sep 22, 2016 4:11 PM Outdoors

Magnolias: does anything evoke the south so exquisitely? If you’ve ever considered planting a magnolia but didn’t for fear of constantly falling leaves from a giant, evergreen tree, it’s time to reconsider. more

Sep 2, 2015 3:25 PM Outdoors


Katherine M. Brooks, VSLD

As you rush toward the pleasures of summer, your thoughts may turn to what you might want to plant in those empty containers on the deck. more

Jun 25, 2015 1:15 PM Outdoors

“Good landscaping can add up to 28 percent to the overall value of a house,” says John Harris, a landscape economist. more

Mar 19, 2015 4:57 PM Outdoors

The Chesapeake Bay is the heart of the mid-Atlantic region. Because we’re all stewards of the earth, it’s essential we are keenly aware of how we use and abuse natural resources. more

Mar 19, 2014 2:19 PM Outdoors