Volume 11 Issue 16
April 17-23, 2003

On Our Cover
Spring’s ready. Are you? Chesapeake Country artist Jack Brumbaugh (www.jbdrawing.com) was fascinated by the composition of contrasting shapes and colors in this colored-pencil drawing of Forever Fields. It’s one of a dozen stately or historic homes on tour when the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage visits Southern Anne Arundel County on May 4.

Spring’s ready. Are you?
Bay Weekly’s Guide to Spring Homekeeping
by Sonia Linebaugh
Put in the flowers, take out the trash — and six more tips on making your home as welcoming — if not as grand — as the houses you’ll visit on the 66th annual Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage.

Earth Day Is April 22; Spend It in the Garden
by Kathy Reshetiloff
Give Something Back to the Earth: Compost.