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The Urban Garden

Summer is quickly coming to an end. The lazy days in our gardens are gone, as we slip into our fall school mode. Recently,...

Foxgloves and Tiger Lillies, Oh My!

I saved the seeds from this spring's foxgloves and now wonder whether I should have planted them the minute they were available from their...

Lavender Loves Bad Soil

My six new Lavender plants look good except for the leaves of one, which are turning yellow. Is this a worry? It could be a...

The Return of the Garden Fairs

For the past two years, the annual garden fairs hosted by three prestigious horticulture institutions – the US National Arboretum, the Franciscan Monastery, and...

Garden Lost to Crape Myrtle Scale

Last summer our water bill nearly broke us. Water cost as much as food! What to do? First plan a smaller garden. Give super-thirsty perennials...

Good Looks, Long Lasting, Undemanding

Walking east away from the Capitol, some very tall grass waves in the afternoon winds. The reeds really catch your eye, as they are...

When Garden Pests Come Indoors

2020 has been unusual in so many ways for gardeners. First we had no rain, and now too much rain. It does seem the...

The Garden Miracles that Bring Us Peace

Our own various philosophies and faith traditions provide sustenance during these troubled times. But in the deep recesses of our hearts and minds we...

TFCH Can Help Get Tree for Your Yard

As the year inches towards fall the trees turn, and the minds of some of our residents are turned to the trees. Trees for Capitol...

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...
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