Lawn & Garden Stories

Yard care tips for the fall

Fall is one of the best times to improve your lawn, trees, shrubs, and garden. The basic maintenance you do during this "second spring" will

Which way to spray for ticks and mosquitoes?

The environment is so in fashion. But a healthy runway doesn't include bug bites or Lyme disease, so when many of us look to keep

Native Spring Blooming Flowers!

Join our Spring Bloom Photo Challenge on Instagram! Upload any photo you already have or take of a native plant blooming and tag @MyGreenMC. Participants

Control Mosquitos without Toxic Pesticides!

Did you know you can virtually eliminate the mosquito population in your yard and neighborhood with a few simple, non-toxic ingredients? If you didn't know,

A Quiet Evening in the Garden with Mrs. Li

“Who is suffering? If it’s not our generation, it’s our next generation.”  These are the wise words of Cuiling Li, a 55-year-old Bethesda gardener. We

$50-$200 Electric Leaf Blower Rebates Available--Deadline extended!

Sigue en español We have electric leaf blower rebates! We especially encourage minority, female, or disabled-owned landscaping businesses in Montgomery County to apply. Get $50-100

An interview with experts: Are backyard mosquito sprays safe and effective?

We get a lot of questions and concerns about backyard mosquito sprays. We interviewed two experts to learn more about the risks. Each year, more

Join us March 19th for the "Go Electric" event!

Sigue en español Go Electric on March 19th! 10am-4pm, Montgomery College, North Campus Drive, Rockville----Outdoors! Curious about electric leaf blowers and mowers? Interested in an

Department of Environmental Protection 2021 Year in Review

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released its 2021 Year in Review video with department highlights! The video features DEP’s Acting Director

Give the Gift of a Greener Yard!

Stuck on what to get your loved ones for holiday gifts? How about gifts to "green up" their yard care? Did you know in the
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