Tag: container vegetable gardening

How to build a garden in just a couple of weeks

By Tom Davis, BloombergBusinessweek/Getty ImagesThe word “gardening” is the second-most commonly used adjective in the English language, according to a survey of the top 100 words published by Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary of English Usage.The phrase is so popular, in fact, that there are now over 200,000 words and phrases...

When You Should Grow a Garden at Home

When you’re at home with your kids, you want to know what plants are good for them and what plants you should avoid.And, of course, you also want to get a good sense of what they’re getting from their plants.That’s what this infographic from the garden experts at The...

Which plants will grow in DC’s botanical gardens?

We’re not just talking about flowers here: the gardens will also host plantings of the perennials that are a favorite of urban dwellers.These include dandelions, wild cherry, rosemary, lavender, and azaleas.“We are adding dandelion and wild cherry and lavender as well,” says Sarah Givens, the executive director of the...