Category Archives: Home, Garden & Nature

Champion City Tree Recognized on Pickwick

It’s now official–Dickeyville has a Champion Tree. In February 2020 officials from the Maryland Big Tree Program designated a massive American Sycamore on Pickwick Road as a Baltimore City Champion. Measuring 14 feet, 4 inches in diameter and 133 feet tall, the beautiful gentle giant

A New Look for Dickeyville Entrance

As you enter Wetheredsville Road from Forest Park, a look to the left will spy a large garden abloom with many new plants. After passing the old garden for years and sighing at how unkempt it looked, the Dickeyville Garden Club (DGC) decided it was

Baltimore Heritage Tour comes to Dickeyville

The Baltimore Heritage Spring Walk, held this year in Dickeyville on 13th May, was a great success. Despite the likelihood of rain on the morning of the walk, about 30 people followed Mike Blair around the village as he told stories of the historically significant

Eat your Garden – Children’s Workshop

Hosted by the Dickeyville Garden Club.  The children of Dickeyville are invited to a special afternoon of learning about herbs.   WHEN: May 21st – 2pm Limited numbers, must RSVP to Amy Cyman by May 13th. Further details available in the email notice from DCA President

Village Aflutter with birds!

Late April and early May are great times to be birding in Dickeyville because the spring migration tends to peak during that time. A single male hummingbird arrived at my feeder around April 15, but I was a little concerned that four weeks later her is still

Resources for aspiring birding enthusiasts

This post is the second of several related to birding in and around Dickeyville. Below are resources to assist in your bird spotting pursuits. Photos The blog will come with photos, many created by me and some taken from the internet.   I am using a Canon 60D digital

For the original twitterers – new Birding theme

Long-time village resident, Jim Hawthorne has been birding for at least thirty years – but considers himself more of a dilettante than a serious birder.  Jim has a little over 400 birds on his life list compared to the 5000-6000 he believes would signal a truly serious birder. In