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Monday, August 20, 2018

Winter Is Garden-Planning Season

With the holidays over, the rest of winter will fly by. Don’t miss the chance to follow the advice of American horticultural giant Liberty...

Three Sisters, Four Brothers: Growing as a Family for Greater Success

Often, when we plan our garden, we focus solely on what we want to get out of it, or at least that’s what I...

Garden Spot: What’s Bugging You?

Recently, with all the talk about how our garden practices may be harming bees and pollinating insects, the discussion of beneficial insects has again...

Beware the Tiny Hitchhikers

Creeping, crawling, feeding under the covers of night. They move in swiftly, only to retreat soon after to the safety of cracks and crevices....

Herbal Ascension Yoga

If words like namaste, Om, asana and Shanti make you want to tune out of a conversation, you may want to tune back in....

Solar Power

There are solar panels on residences and buildings across DC, even in historic districts. It’s non-polluting energy. It’s a renewable natural resource. Thanks to...

Up on the Roof

DC rooftops are busy places. A flyover of the District shows a growing mosaic of rooftop terraces, solar panels, green roofs – and increasingly,...

Ward 8 Homebuyers Club

Homeownership is to many people a symbol of success. It’s likely the biggest purchase of your life, and that’s a big accomplishment. MANNA is...

The New Climate Challenges in Our Washington Gardens

Over the past decade spring has been anything but predictable. How does an avid gardener adjust? This new, unpredictable climate seems to be the...

Dwell

On a chilly January morning I pulled up to an old stable located in an alley off of Florida Avenue in DC’s Trinidad neighborhood....