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June 13, 2019

One of the joys of gardening in a community space is admiring the gardens of one's neighbors.

Of course, in nearly every garden plot (with the exception of mine because I'm growing them in my backyard for easier access), I found tomatoes. One gardener planted nothing bu...

October 4, 2018

My husband and I were lucky enough to catch the Wings of Fancy live butterfly exhibit at Brookside Gardens on the weekend before it closed. If you missed it, check out the Smithsonian Natural History Museum's live butterfly pavilion, which is open year-round. At Brooks...

October 19, 2017

On Saturday, we attended the DC Grocery Walk, a demonstration for food justice. In Ward 8, where the demonstration took place, there is only 1 grocery store to feed more than 70,000 residents. We gathered at that store and walked 2 miles to our rally point, symbolizing...

June 29, 2017

A few years ago, one of my neighbors told me that her favorite flower is hibiscus. We went to a big box garden center, got some tropical hibiscus, and planted them in front of her house. But this photo is not of *those* hibiscus. See, those hibiscus looked beautiful al...

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