The Sustainable Way to Handle Fallen Leaves

  • October 11, 2018

Fall is here, and trees are dropping their leaves. Let's treat them like the resource they are. The National Wildlife Federation has published a handy list of pointers about how to manage them ecologically.

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Butterfly, Bird, and Bay-Friendly Garden Tour

  • October 3, 2018

This Saturday, October 6, 2018, the Muddy Branch Alliance is hosting a garden tour of sites within the Muddy Branch and Seneca Creek watersheds in Montgomery County, Maryland. Gracefully Green, LLC worked extensively with the Muddy Branch Alliance to design and develop…

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Blooming Now

  • August 13, 2018

On Beach Drive, in Rock Creek Regional Park in Montgomery County, MD, you can see this brilliant red cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis), with some blue mistflower (Conoclinium coelestinum) and common rush (Juncus effusus). These natives were strategically planted in a…

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International Day Of Forests March 21

International Day of Forests March 21

  • February 21, 2018

The International Day of Forests was established by the United Nations in 2012 to celebrate the critical importance of forests.  This year's theme is Forests and Sustainable Cities. Take a look at the Key Messages for a fuller understanding of the benefits of trees,…

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Second Chance Wildlife Center Plans a Baby Shower

  • April 27, 2016

  Second Chance Wildlife Center in Gaithersburg, MD is celebrating the arrival of about 1,500 baby birds, rabbits, squirrels, and other animals on Sunday, May 1, from noon until 3:00 at the Center. Admission is free, but donations of the…

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Planning Ahead: Montgomery County Greenfest

  • December 14, 2015

The Montgomery County GreenFest is coming to Takoma Park Saturday April 30th, 2016! Join your friends and neighbors in celebrating the people and environment of Montgomery County with a fun-filled day of entertainment, community and learning. Saturday, April 30th, 2016…

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