Trees are both the subjects and the prizes in an Arbor Day art contest sponsored by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Maryland Forest Conservancy District Boards.
Meet Mike in Warrenton, Virginia at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 Fall is the best time for gardening. The soil is still toasty warm, but the weather is nice and cool, and many things only…
Wrens and other birds who don’t mind the cold Cheryl in Northwest D.C. writes: “A wren has built its nest in a corner of my porch. I don’t mind it being there; I even put…
SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A thousand trees will be planted in the South Quay Sandhills Natural Area Preserve by Harley-Davidson riders this weekend. Sunday’s event will help kick off Harley-Davidson Motor Company’s “Renew the Ride”…
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath calls falling trees and tree limbs \”one of the biggest dangers of being outdoors.\”
If there\’s a knock on the door and someone offers to trim the trees but need upfront payment — you\’ve just been targeted by a \”woodchuck.\”
Using fees from last year\’s Tree Canopy law, two Montgomery County officials say the county will work with various community organizations to plant 100,000 new trees.
It\’s a common sight in the area today: Trees and shrubs encased in ice, with branches bending from the weight. You may think you\’re doing the plants a favor by breaking the ice off, but an expert says, \”leave it alone.\”
As surely as summer gives way to fall, wintry weather will threaten in the weeks and months ahead. This is the time to prepare trees for bad weather.
Evergreens throughout the region are being confronted with a new kind of enemy: the bagworm.
Montgomery County will get a little greener after the county executive signed a law aimed to preserve and increase the number of trees in the county.
The emerald ash borer, native to China, has destroyed 100 million ash trees since its arrival in the U.S. more than a decade ago. The destructive pest has reached the Washington area, where it will soon emerge again.
If your allergies are acting up, it may be due to a lack of sex.
Pepco and BGE are offering their customers free trees and advice on where to plant them.
The District may be using trees as crime fighting tools. D.C. is planting more trees this year than in any other year in recent history.