Author: suji

A walk in the fog

It was one of those choice mornings when you wake up, walk out to the front porch and can hardly see beyond the steps.

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Cicada: The Aftermath

Back in early Spring we were deluged with all manner of news reports concerning the emergence of Cicada Brood II, one of the periodic cicadas that emerge in 17 or 13 year cycles.

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Welcome !

Welcome to the web-blog of Carroll Garden Club!  You’ll find information about us, our club programs and  activities in the community plus helpful articles about gardening  in Carroll County.  As part of the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, our interests…

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Cosmopolitan Carmen

Member since 1973 Floral Designer Born in North Africa, Carmen Blosveren’s gift for growing became evident when guests at her parent’s home raved about how lovely the container plants were–all Carmen’s responsibility. Even now, she can point with pride to…

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2013 Summer Tour 1: Joan Epler’s Garden in June

“Our garden happened not by a grand design but by happenstance as changes occurred in our landscape.  Forty plus years here have seen lots of changes–most recently the removal of 67 diseased mature spruce trees–so more opportunities arose.  Our 2.5…

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Strange Things to See

An article by Joan Epler for Master Gardener The two fungi in this picture are growing on mulch in my garden, The one that resembles a penis is commonly called stink horn mushroom and belongs appropriately to the fungal order…

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The Actual “Beautiful Garden Certificate”

The Beautiful Gardens Committee has designed a specific certificate that gets mailed out to house owners who have worked to design and maintain a lovely yard.  

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