That is always the question this time of year. Out my window a surprising amount of foliage is still sticking to the trees, considering the superstorm and snowy Nor-Easter we all endured in the last t... More »
Although our region was spared more than others, driving or walking through the neighborhoods of Philadelphia it's apparent that Sandy left an unwelcome calling card when she stopped by earlier i... More »
This will probably be our last conversation about insects for awhile. Standing outside somewhere sheltered on a warm, sunny afternoon, the chirp of crickets is still audible. But instead of the rapid ... More »
On my patio there's a small collection of plants that may not win any beauty contests, but compensate for their lackluster foliage and odd-angled branches by another attribute- fragrance. All the... More »
Nicole Juday started gardening when she became the owner of an overgrown yard and realized she didn’t know the names of anything growing in it. A desire to learn the basics of gardening eventually led to a career change, and the has worked in the horticultural field for more than a decade. Today she keeps chickens and bees, grows a lot of flowers, and writes and speaks about gardening and natural history. See what else she’s up to at www.nicolejuday.com.