Posts tagged ‘protect our watershed’

The Washington DC Metro area is filled with opportunities to connect with one of our most important resources- Water!   As mentioned in my latest article for Washington Parent Magazine, River Keeping: Hands on Ways to Protect and Enjoy the Watershed, http://www.washingtonparent.com/articles/1303/watershed-projects.php. there are many ways for families to get involved.  Two upcoming events include, 1)H2O [...]


Gardens Grow Minds: Schools as Green Educator Author Mary Quattlebaum’s new article discusses value of school gardens and highlights a native plant pollinator garden I have had worked on. Mary’s new book is Jo MacDonald Had a Garden is a lovely book for young children to sing along with. Dawn Publications has many books that [...]


Come to The Abundant Backyard tent at Fenton St. Market in Silver Spring on Mother’s Day Weekend Enter a drawing for a gift basket that celebrates the abundance of our region with locally produced, sustainable products! Basket Includes: Abundant Backyard Gift Certificate for One hour “Garden Buddy” Consultation for ideas on sustainable gardening strategies to [...]


FRIENDS OF SLIGO CREEK WILL RECEIVE A DONATION FOR EACH ABUNDANT BACKYARD SUSTAINABLE GARDEN SAMPLER KIT SOLD Summer 2011. Sligo Creek flows eight miles through the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC – from its headwaters in Wheaton, through Silver Spring and then Takoma Park, underneath Riggs Road and through the western edge of Hyattsville. There it [...]


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