Lawn & Garden Stories

A Focus on Growth: Newport Mill Middle School’s Bioretention Garden

Have you noticed how plants can look very different at different times? This can be particularly noticeable at your own home as you await the

Meet the Magical Glomalin: Perhaps the most important glue in the world!

Ever wonder what holds the soil together? It’s not Velcro, tape, or oil: it’s glomalin, a sticky glycoprotein that glues sand, silt, clay, and organic

Leafgro is switching to 100% sugarcane bioplastic packaging!

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has taken another step to protect the environment. DEP will partner with Braskem’s I’m Green™ polyethylene (PE)

Plant roots meet historic roots at Pleasant View Historic Site

Each day loads of commuters hustle back and forth along Darnestown Road in Gaithersburg. They walk to and fro on the sidewalks, heading for shopping

Love your ash trees? Take steps to protect them from the Emerald Ash Borer

All ash trees in Montgomery County are at risk of long term damage or death caused by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). This beetle was brought

GreenFest to have a special focus on engaging kids

Saturday, May 6th Festival to Feature a ‘Kids Pavilion’, Art and a Stream Maze. The third annual Montgomery County GreenFest is set for Saturday, May

Montgomery County celebrates planting of more than 1,800 shade trees since 2014

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett was joined by representatives of the local development community and environmental advocacy groups to celebrate the second anniversary of Tree

Montgomery County officially declares April as Earth Month!

Before the Montgomery Council session on Tuesday, April 18th, Council President Roger Berliner announced a countywide proclamation that declared April as Earth Month. In attendance

DC Environmental Film Festival to screen documentaries at BlackRock and GreenFest

The 2017 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital (DCEFF) might be over, but that doesn't mean you missed out on your chance to see

Your "green" spring to-do list!

From the spring peepers calling to the daffodils in bloom, the earliest signs of the spring are all around us! With spring right around the
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