Category Archives: Nature

Thoughts for our gardens in winter

  The National Arboretum is the focus for my February column, “Thawing February’s Chill.”   My gardens columns appear monthly in What’s Up? Magazine. Advertisements

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Bringing New creatures to Your Garden | What’s Up Magazine

Here’s my most recent column on gardens.  Topiary might be a interesting way to bring new interest to your garden. Source: Bringing New creatures to Your Garden | What’s Up Magazine

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Learning From History in the Garden

Following is my November Gardening column from What’s Up? Magazine. Just click on the link to see the article on the magazine’s website. Back to the Future in the Wm. Paca Gardens

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Four Fine, Feathered, Fledglings!

Couldn’t wait ’til summer’s end to update you on our friends at the Naval Academy, Oscar and Opal Osprey.  They’re in the midst of fledging this year’s batch of chicks, (their 16th year) and it appears there are four healthy, … Continue reading

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Sweet 16!

Okay!  Sound the trumpets.  I’m delighted to announce the arrival of Opal and Oscar, senior resident ospreys at the US Naval Academy for what will be 16 years. Based on the birds’ schedule in years past, I’d been watching anxiously … Continue reading

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