Tag: gardening

A guide to pre-winter gardening prep

By Kim Davis The leaves are beginning to turn beautiful shades of orange and the temperatures are getting cooler – a sure sign winter is...

Homes: Homes is where the flowers are

By Madeline Poe It is no secret that flowers make people feel good, and studies show that living with flowers can reduce stress levels, ease...

Homes: Protect your garden during the dog days of summer

By Kim Davis This past week brought temperatures close to 100 degrees with high humidity. Clearly, we have entered the “dog days of summer.” So,...

Five native shrubs for early spring blooms

By Greenstreet Gardens After a long winter, spring blooms are certainly a welcome sight for sore eyes. At this point, we’re just itching to be...

Our View: One week, two special days in Alexandria

Two significant events take place in Alexandria this week and they are both historic and philanthropic. Each helps reveal the nature of our city...