Lawn & Garden Stories

Izaak Walton League’s Maryland Division announces college scholarships for conservation and environmental studies

The Maryland Division of the Izaak Walton League of America is proud to announce the availability of scholarships and scholastic awards for students with an

Local Grants: Engaging volunteers, beautifying a community and solving problems

In 2015, Bethesda Green received a $32,000 grant to help Glen Waye Garden Condominiums address some stormwater runoff concerns.  During this year long project, community

Making bad soil better: Decompacting and composting

Montgomery County residents are fortunate to have a fair amount of natural resources right in their own backyard. Great soil, however, is not always one

Empowering places of worship to build and expand in Montgomery County

On November 9, 2016, more than 100 members of Montgomery County ’s faith community took part in an Open House for places of worship to

Time's running out! Sign up for the fall RainScapes class

Don't miss out on the rain garden and conservation landscaping training hosted by the County's RainScapes program.  This class, held only once or twice a year,

Rethink your yard

Have you thought about your yard lately? I mean REALLY thought about it? Are you getting all the environmental, social and aesthetic benefits that you

Fall is a great time for gardening, especially with natives

Learn a few new plant names, rethink the idea that "Spring is planting time" and you’ll have a fall to remember in your garden project. Contrary to

Garden-style condo communities have a lot of room for green

Big sustainability measures need not be the sole domain of high rise buildings. A garden-style condo community in Silver Spring is proof. Vicki Vergagni didn’t

RainScapes Professionals: Finding one (or becoming one) in Montgomery County

Designing and building a rain garden or conservation landscaping requires extra expertise than your average garden. It's possible to do on your own, especially if you

Monarch butterflies gain an ally as Bell Nursery brings milkweed to County residents

The monarch butterfly, with its striped orange-and-black wings, is an iconic symbol of nature. Monarchs are the most recognized, and beloved, butterfly because of their
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