Tag Archives: snow

Leave your Plants Buried under the Snow

by Gene Sumi, Homestead Education Coordinator

The first thing people think about when they see their favorite trees and shrubs buried under wet snow is to rescue them, but let’s examine the …

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How to Save Evergreens from Death by Snow

Now that the title has your attention, could someone please tell us how?

To appreciate the damage in context, check out the “before” photo below showing the magnolia on the left, then some aucubas, and the …

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“Snowy Day” Photo Contest Winners

We thank our Facebook “fans” for their many entries to our photo contest!  And the winners are:

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Visiting the National Arboretum in Winter

Posted by Susan Harris
No matter how frozen our garden soil or how dormant our plants, lucky gardeners near D.C. can get a big fix of plants and whole gardens by visiting the National  …

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How to Love thy Neighbor, Post-Blizzard

Posted by Susan Harris
Post-blizzard, we mainly hear about good people shoveling their neighbors’ sidewalks and digging out their neighbors’ cars.  And I was the beneficiary of that kind of generosity myself, as …

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