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Botany and booze: Grow the perfect cocktail garden

The food you grow in your garden isn't limited to the salad bowl. "The Drunken Botanist" says it's time to drink in the fruits of your labor.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 06:51am EDT

Tags: gardens, cocktail, The Drunken Botanist, Rachel Nania

Liberty dedicating new garden in Rustburg

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 06:32am EDT

Tags: Liberty University,

Shutdown gives White House fox a reprieve

A wily fox has made itself at home among the grounds of the presidential mansion while the majority of the lawn and garden caretakers are on furlough.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 05:34am EDT

Tags: fox, White House, Michelle Obama, shutdown

Live music, video art in a garden at Art After Dark

Art After Dark, the museum's largest fundraiser for its educational and outreach programs, includes all the elements of an urban soiree. It takes place Aug. 29 at the Museum of the Americas.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:40am EDT

Tags: Art After Dark, Organization of American States, art, Museum of the Americas, music, museum,

Celebrating the American food experience in a garden

Hibiscus and orchid cupcakes, fried green tomato sandwiches and cucumber cups with shrimp ceviche. These are all the edible ways in which the National Museum of American History is celebrating food with the public this summer.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 07:02am EDT

Tags: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, food, Food in the Garden, museum,

Get your garden through this heat wave

Gardens are having to deal with this heat wave too, but green thumbs can do a few things to help them out.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 07:57am EDT

Tags: farmers markets, Megan Cloherty, tomatoes, Tim Ohlwiler

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'Antiques Roadshow' appraiser to attend Washington Home & Garden Show

The Washington Home & Garden Show runs March 22-24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and includes hundreds of outdoor and indoor home decorating ideas.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 01:33pm EDT

Tags: Home, Washington Convention Center, antiques, Bob Madigan

C&O Canal volunteers target garlic mustard weed

A volunteer group says it's launching an attack on a non-native plant that threatens to crowd out native flowering plants in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 03:56am EDT

Tags: Hagerstown, Plants

The tubes that take out ticks!

Tick Tubes are one of my favorite tick-prevention devices. They're cardboard tubes filled with cotton balls soaked in a pesticide called permethrin that's especially deadly to ticks.

Friday - 04/06/2012, 10:33am EDT

Tags: Mike McGrath, Garden Plot, ticks,

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