May 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Turf Tips for a Beautiful Lawn (VIDEO)

Geoff Rinehart is the exhibit coordinator for the new, interactive Grassroots Exhibit at the Maryland SoccerPlex. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, he provides some tips for growing a beautiful lawn this spring. Grass Roots Exhibit Opens at Maryland SoccerPlex (VIDEO)

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March 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Get Your Free Trees From Pepco

Pepco executives said the company will provide 1,350 free trees to customers in the District of Columbia and Maryland through the Energy-Saving Trees program just in time for spring gardening. It’s the sixth year of the partnership that helps customers conserve energy and reduce household electric bills through strategic tree planting. Since 2011, Pepco customers […]

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March 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The city’s new signs say it all: no smoking or vaping at Rockville city parks and facilities beginning today. 2. It’s Tuesday and that means the Montgomery County Council meets today. On the agenda: Councilmember Tom Hucker is expected to introduce a […]

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April 15, 2015 | Krista Brick

Rockville Calling on Gardeners for New Growing Season

The City of Rockville is inviting those with green thumbs or residents who want to give gardening a try to participate in the community garden here. The city provides plots with access to water spigots at the Woottons Mill Park on Hurley Avenue, while gardeners bring their own fencing, weed barrier, hoses, tools and other supplies. […]

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March 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Spring Open House & Gardening Tour

You can learn about basic vegetable gardening, intensive vegetable gardening, composting, soil, tools, starting seeds indoors, fruit trees, small fruits, the wonderful world of squash, how to keep animals from eating your garden, gardening with children, and view a cooking demo at a spring open house and tour with Montgomery County master gardeners on March […]

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October 30, 2012 | Staff Writer

Gardening and Your Fall Leaves (Video)

Brookside Gardens’ Plant Manager Phil Normandy tells us how to handle fall leaf removal in a green way. Don’t remove them, mow them. Take a look at this video. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 13, 2012 | Staff Writer

Plant Bulbs Now For Spring Color (Video)

Beautiful flowering bulbs are a welcome site in spring. Phil Normandy, Brookside Gardens’ Plant Manager, explains how to properly plant bulbs for spring color. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 17, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Repotting Plants How to Video

Bigger pots are better for your plants. Brookside Gardens Horticulturalist Kathy Stevens explains how larger pots can also save you on watering in her latest summer gardening report.

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