MaryLisa%20plus%20poodle-new.JPGGardening in Maryland since 1985, I share what works and confess to some spectacular failures.  Why Minxterbloom? Pinxterbloom is the name of a undervalued native azalea.  Besides, 'minx' screams cat-eye glasses with rhinestones.
Garden Colophon:

  •    Zone 7, hints of 8
  •    High humidity
  •    Iron-rich clay  
  •    Southern Exposure in front

Blogging Colophon:

  • Never be boring.
  • Cite your sources.
  • Use own images OR copyright-free images.
  • Post commercial images with pointers, links, or robust clues so reader can find vendor.
  • Less is more.
  • Omit needless words. 
  • Go outside often, letting the computer rest.