Lawn & Garden Stories

Eco Evenings with DEP and OMG

“Eco Evenings with DEP and OMG,” a series of virtual town halls open to County residents to discuss relevant environmental topics that are important locally,

5 Tips to Have a Sustainable Garden

5 Tips to Have a Sustainable Garden If you own a garden, you must be knowing how lovely it feels like to have a natural

Cicada Countdown

The Cicadas are Coming! You’ve no doubt heard by now that the periodical cicada Brood X will soon make its above-ground appearance in the local

Are you smarter than our Environmental Leaders?

Blog, courtesy of Bethesda Green.     Bethesda Green’s Environmental Leaders Program is an experiential school-year long sustainability program for high school seniors in Montgomery County. The

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

Protect Pollinators from Pesticides

What is Pollination? Pollination is a reproductive process in where pollen is transferred from the male part of plant to the female part. This is

Earth Month 2021

Celebrate Earth Month 2021     This year, we are teaming up with our community partners to bring you free online and in-person education and

Fern Fronds Unfurl for Spring

As spring continues its procession, native ferns awaken to the sun and warming earth by unfurling their leaves, called fronds, that emerge from the base

Black Voices in Landscaping--an interview with a landscaping business owner.

DEP recently had the pleasure of interviewing Al M Britt, II, founder and president of Britt Landscaping, a black owned, local small business in Montgomery

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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