Kiss the Earth Archive: February, 2012

Looks like a roller coaster to me

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No roller coaster. This is the frame for the "orchid wave" that will greet visitors to the flower show. It's set-up week for the show, down... Read more

Was that a ... butterfly?

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I haven't had the pleasure, but my colleague Chris Kupferer notes that while walking his dogs in Lower Gwyned on Saturday, he saw a little... Read more

Hula sisterhood

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For a story I'm doing on hula - in advance of the flower show - I headed to Narberth last night to observe a hula class at Aloha Style on the... Read more

Jack Frost

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This is a wonderful plant, and it's great to see it win the 2012 Perennial Plant of the Year from the Perennial Plant Association. It's Brunnera... Read more

Tree hugger

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Yeah, Denis Lucey is a tree hugger and he gets paid to do it. He's the new parttime landscape manager at Awbury Arboretum in Germantown. A... Read more

Rose as herb

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In choosing an herb of the year, the International Herb Society considers "being outstanding in at least two of the three major categories... Read more

Bob and Kathy

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Meet Bob and Kathy Jaskowiak. Like so many in this region, they volunteer uncountable hours at a public garden - in this case, Glen Foerd,... Read more

Glen Foerd

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Say what? You've probably never heard of this place. It's an old estate on the banks of the Delaware way up in the Northeast, a hop and a skip... Read more