Maryland Grows

Archives


The Vegetable for Flower Lovers

It may seem hard to believe, but there are gardeners who can’t be bothered with vegetables. For a vegetable lover such as myself, every vegetable is interesting and unique, but one this year has stood out – for its flower!…

Read More

Cucuzzi!

The trellises are filling up fast in the demo garden, and this cattle panel arch is one of the most impressive.  On it we’re growing cucuzzi gourds (Lagenaria siceraria) which I just had to have after admiring them at Monticello…

Read More

Vegetable serpent

My neighbor loves to try new plants, no matter how weird or difficult to grow in our area. This is a cucuzzi gourd from his garden. He harvested one fruit that was 4.5 ft. long! One gourd can feed our…

Read More