Peacock tail feathers up close.
Peacock tail feathers up close.

Tag: gardening

  • Citrosa, Herbs & Mosquitoes

    I was recently inspired by my mom, who was rubbing the leaves of a geranium plant on her skin, to plant some mosquito-repellent plants. Moms are so smart. I ran to Behnke’s, our local nursery, and found this cute tag on a plant called “Citrosa.” It smells strongly of citronella and claims, with comic-book size…

  • Taming the Wild Kingdom

    Our house sits on 1.2 acres. If you are a gardening-type of person, you might think a yard that size is amazing. I agree it is amazing, but I am completely overwhelmed. How is it that we live 7 miles from Washington, D.C. and have a yard this big? I blame science. In 1910, the…

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