Entries by Emily Freehling

Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center opens visitors’ eyes to the natural world

Tucked away in the hills of western Pennsylvania, about an hour outside of Pittsburgh, is the Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center. As groups around the world prepare to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, Crooked Creek is one of those places where the natural world is the focus of every program, from a Saturday seminar on […]

Plants Map makes it easy to order interactive plant tags to enhance the experience of any landscape

Just in time for the 2016 growing season, Plantsmap.com has launched My Tags, an innovative tool that makes it easier than ever to order interactive plant labels customized to your landscape directly from your own My Plants Map digital plant library. The process of ordering or making labels is typically an arduous task, involving either […]

Bren Haas: The Social Gardener

Lots of people read recipes and then go search through the supermarket for ingredients. But about a month ago, Bren Haas talked about a very different kind of search. “There’s a pepper that’s in a salsa that my son wants, and I’m hunting down that seed, just so we can make that salsa recipe,” she […]

Grelen Nursery creates a unique destination experience

Grelen Nursery is a unique place to enjoy the beautiful Virginia countryside. The rolling hills and open spaces of Orange County are a landscape rooted in America’s history. Within this one central Virginia county, you can tour the estate of 4th U.S. President, James Madison, at Montpelier, see the ruins of a home Thomas Jefferson designed […]