Category Archives: Published articles

Magical Distractions: Feeling Refreshed in Your Garden

What’s Up? Magazine, July 2022 What a glorious time of year in our gardens. Last year’s plantings and pruning, and our early spring feeding and watering, are repaying us with flourishing plants and voluptuous blooms. The hammock and the chaise … Continue reading


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Ridding the Garden of Invasive Species

“You’re Not Welcome Here”: BY JANICE F. BOOTH JAN. 12, 2022 With a new year before us, you may be organizing, clearing out the detritus that collects in closets, desk drawers, and cupboards. Let me suggest that while you’re in this … Continue reading

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An Engaging Team Sport: Horseback Riding

After more than a year of pandemic quarantine, many of us are starved for contact, for interactions—a hug, a shared joke, and unmasked smiles. A pet is one way to safely share a hug and enjoy time with a friend—a … Continue reading

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What’s Up? Magazine, my April column

Porches, Decks & Patios BY JANICE F. BOOTH APR. 21, 2021 For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice … Continue reading

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What’s Up? Magazine

If These Trees Could Talk BY MARK CROATTI, JANICE F. BOOTH APR. 20, 2021 Wandering through three Annapolis gardens on a journey through time Gardens are more than noble trees, graceful paths, and colorful flowers. Heart-wrenching tales of love, hate, suffering, and … Continue reading

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