• The two best ways to prevent deer from eating your garden

    It\’s a problem growing worse in some areas where green space is
    becoming a thing of the past — deer wandering into gardens and yards and making a
    meal of them. There are two good options that have proven to get rid of them.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

  • 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.