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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Plastic Tree Makes Reuse a Reality

Ever wonder where those goods you put in the recycling bin actually go? With all the news about China restricting US recycling imports and...

Camelia, A Star for the Spring Garden

Camelia japonica, is the spring blooming variety of the camelia world and Camellia sasanqua, is the fall bloomer. Both plants have the notoriety of...

Free DPR Urban Grower Webinar Course

During this time of social distancing the DC Parks and Rec Urban Grower Course has been converted into an all online webinar course called...

What Grows on Capitol Hill?

On March 10, at 7:15 p.m., at Northeast Library, 330 Seventh St. NE, the Capitol Hill Garden Club presents: “20/20 Vision: What Grows on...

The Hardy Begonia: A Star for Every Garden

As we plan our gardens this year, one of the most asked questions, perennially, has to be ‘is it low maintenance?’ Gardeners today are...

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...

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...
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