green matters, sustainable landscape

Green Matters Symposium

Learn about sustainable landscape design and plant solutions to help you tackle drought conditions and other environmental challenges.

Garden accessories at the Hermitage

Garden Accessories at the Hermitage

I recently enjoyed seeing  an interesting variety of garden accessories at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens in Norfolk, Va., … cement containers, statuary, benches, gates, arbors, fountains, beautiful iron and stonework, … all set on the Lafayette River. Here’s a sampling of some of my favorite garden accessories at the Hermitage in Norfolk. It’s a…

Longwood Christmas, Photo credit: Longwood Gardens

Longwood Christmas Display

Enjoy the Longwood Christmas horticulture display featuring more than 6,000 seasonal plants, 50 trees decorating with sparkling ornaments, and much more!

Paul Dougherty

Paul Dougherty “Stickwork” Exhibit at Hermitage

The Paul Dougherty exhibit “Stickwork” at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens in Norfolk, Va. is a real treat. We toured it yesterday and left with lighter hearts and inspiration for new creative projects in our own gardens. Paul Dougherty is an internationally acclaimed environmental artist who designs and creates monument-sized sculptures from sticks. He has…

Longwood Christmas, Photo credit: Longwood Gardens

Longwood Christmas Display

Enjoy the Longwood Christmas horticulture display featuring more than 6,000 seasonal plants, 50 trees decorating with sparkling ornaments, and much more!

Delaware Botanic Gardens, DBG

Delaware Botanic Gardens Breaks Ground

Construction of the new Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek officially began earlier this month with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site located outside the town of Dagsboro in Sussex County. Guided by a 10-year multi-phase plan, organizers envision establishing a major public garden for the southern Delmarva region that reflects the unique environment of…