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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Don’t Forget These Five Things When Remodeling

I have been remodeling homes in the DC metro area since the 1980s. I meet with hundreds of homeowners each year to discuss their...

Garden Plots Available

The 1200 Potomac Avenue Community Garden Association has a few garden plots available for the 2020 gardening year. The organic garden is located at...

A Cure for Winter Gardening Blues

Missing the feel of the earth and the promise of blooms in the cold of early February? Planting helleborus orientalis, also known as Lenten...

Preparing Our Trees for Tomorrow’s Climate

Early in December, Casey Trees and Montgomery County Parks co-sponsored a one-day conference called the Green Cities Summit. It was held on the beautiful...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Feeling beset by gardening problems? Your problem might prove instructive to others, and help them feel superior to you. Send them to tWhy does...

Our River: The Anacostia

This is the time of year when many of us like to sit back and think about next year’s gardens and plantings around the...

Corralling the Single-Use Plastic Monster

Cups, napkins, plates, serving dishes, serving spoons, cutlery, tablecloths, decorations, and leftover food - parties bring on ample opportunity for single use plastic and...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Our garden is very sunny – until the street trees get their leaves.  Then it is a true shade garden. My husband says this...

Living Greener

From incentives to purchase greener appliances and windows to installing rain barrels and solar panels, it sometimes seems that most greening initiatives are tailored...

Santa Comes to Frager’s Hardware

To celebrate the newly redesigned Foliage shop, Frager’s is hosting two holiday open houses to kick off the season. Customers are invited to join...
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