Lawn & Garden Stories

Pollinator Friendly Habitat Retrofit at Poolesville Solar Array

The town of Poolesville in just released pictures of the pollinator habitat retrofitted at the town's 1.1MW solar array on approximately 6.6 acres. This is co-located

Should you adjust soil pH?

Should you worry about your lawn's soil pH? For years many people have been told raise the pH of their lawn by "sweetening the soil"

Raised Bed Gardens for Flowers and Vegetables

Are you exploring the idea of getting rid of your lawn, and growing perennials or vegetables? Imagine this: you can be dressed for work or

DEP Travel Diaries: Winter Lawns in Ireland

In January, DEP's Sustainable Landscapes Manager traveled to Ireland, and it got us thinking about lawns. Courtyards in 900 year old monastic ruins and fields

Low-maintenance gardens save water as well as work

If you want to minimize maintenance in your garden—and save water in the process—the fundamental tenet is simple: location, location, location. Any garden can be
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