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Building Your Soil

Learn about adaptive strategies that gardeners can take to improve their soil.

Maintaining the health of our soil is the primary strategy for climate resilience. As the second largest ecosystem after the world’s oceans, soil not only provides physical support of our plants, but also is crucial in the cycling of water and nutrients. In addition, it provides habitat for a multitude of living things, including beneficial microbes that develop special relationships with plants. Continue reading

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Notes from the Organic Vegetable Garden

By Master Gardener Nancy Dowling  Satisfaction to this gardener is coming back to the Organic Vegetable Garden in March after a 4-month break and seeing beds filled with green foliage. We did absolutely nothing to this garden after we put it … Continue reading

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November Notes from the Organic Vegetable Garden, in Potomac Overlook Regional Park

Putting the Garden to Bed By Certified Master Gardener Nancy Dowling If you come to the Organic Vegetable Garden today, you will see nearly every bed green with foliage. Does that surprise you? Well, it shouldn’t. Remember in my very … Continue reading

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