WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath covers the basics about growing vegetables from seeds. When should you start? What type of containers and soils should you use? What type of lighting works the best? How close that lighting should be to your plants might surprise you.
Japanese stiltgrass may be driving you crazy, but don’t go for the torch just yet. Mike McGrath shares tips and tricks to getting rid of those pesky weeds in your lawn without all the fire and fury.
It’s time for the annual “Garden Plot: Pick of the Seed Catalogs,” and WTOP Garden editor Mike McGrath runs through which catalogs have the most exciting seeds.
Since the early 20th century, the world has lost 94 percent of its seed diversity, and the lack of vegetative variance has consequences that stretch beyond the dinner plate.
WASHINGTON — In the new year, there are several noteworthy seed catalogs to check out to enhance your garden. In last week’s Garden Plot, I covered five good ones to check out in 2015. Now…
Starting this week, we\’ll begin our big seed catalog roundup. Garden Plot editor Mike McGrath reviews terms and phrases you\’ll need to know when selecting which seeds to order this year.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.