• Garden Plot: Follow this non-toxic plan for a better looking lawn

    Montgomery County is debating a law that would severely restrict the use of herbicides and insecticides on residential lawns. But Garden Editor Mike McGrath says homeowners can get a better lawn without nasty chemicals. Here’s how.

  • Herbicide sprayed on invasive Rock Creek Park plants raises concerns

    Hikers in D.C.\’s Rock Creek Park are seeing
    warning signs and blue patches of ground where the
    National Park Service is using a herbicide to on
    the invasive fig buttercup, a plant that sprouts
    yellow flowers.