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Tips to choose the perfect flowers this Mother's Day

A bouquet of flowers is a very popular Mother's Day gift, and WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath has some advice for picking the right blooms.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 11:52am EDT

Tags: Mike McGrath, Garden Plot, Plants, Mother

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Rules of return for spring bulbs and pruning crepe myrtles

Garden Editor Mike McGrath has advice on helping spring bulbs, lilacs and crepe myrtles.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 09:54am EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, Mike McGrath, gardening,

Valentine's and snow make it a banner day for flowers

This is a big time of year for Sefika Kurt, the owner of A LIttle Shop of Flowers, in Adams Morgan. And the snowstorm that hit the area on Wednesday and Thursday is making Valentine's Day a lot of fun.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 07:50am EST

Tags: MEgan Cloherty, Adams Morgan, Sefika Kurt, A Little Shop of Flowers

Garden plot: Frozen limbs and Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is around the corner - but it's still pretty cold out there. Here's what you need to know.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 12:22pm EST

Tags: Garden Plot, Mike McGrath, love, frozen limbs, valentine, roses, tulips

Freeze watch issued for Thursday night

A freeze watch goes into effect Thursday night through Friday morning for counties west of Interstate 95, bringing with it temperatures in the lower 30s.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 05:07am EDT

Tags: freeze watch, weather, Colleen Kelleher, Mike McGrath

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Viagra works wonders for flowers

There's nothing like a red rose to get the romance flowing.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 07:54am EST

Tags: david burd, viagra, Consumer Reports, British Medical Journal

Varying temperatures cause early bloom in flowers

It makes sense, considering our recent weather, that the cherry trees think it's spring - and they're not alone.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 07:51am EST

Tags: MEgan Cloherty, weather,