Virginia Beach Councilwoman Barbara Henley is leading an effort to examine how forests could help prevent flooding and where those trees would provide the most benefits.
A tight supply means some shoppers will be paying more and searching longer for that perfect Christmas tree this holiday season. But there’s no need for panic buying on Black Friday as industry experts say consumers will end up with something to decorate this holiday season.
When preparing for severe weather, downed trees can cause serious damage, but there are a few steps you can take in advance to make sure trees on your property aren’t a safety hazard. An arborist explains.
Trees are coming down all over the D.C. area, and an arborist with the National Arboretum warns the situation could get worse before it gets better.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath says this is the perfect time to save on certain plants, trees and shrubs and offers tips on how to properly plant them. Plus, how to best feed the birds this season.
Arborists who maintain the Capitol area are checking thousands of trees to see if they pose any danger after a man was killed by a falling branch.
The first hints of fall color are beginning to pop up along the Shenandoah mountains, but dry weather threatens to mute seasonal displays in the more urban parts of the D.C. area.
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.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.