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Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 03/16/2011

Crowdsource your paint job? D.C.’s blogs

From D.C.’s Field to Fork Network blog – as you plan your spring garden this season, consider setting aside a row for the “Grow A Row” program — a network of individual and community gardeners and Capital Area Food Bank partner organizations that use the produce to feed hungry families across the D.C. area.

Park View, D.C . puts this call out on behalf of the Ward 1 senior center, which opened its doors Feb. 28. To help jump-start some of its programs, the center is looking for donations of craft, recreation and furniture items as well as other things. Check out the list here .

We love the “flamingos” in Prince of Petworth’s lawn ornament of the day. Not pink plastic, but still great fun.

Better than flipping a coin? A Georgetown homeowner has decided to crowd-source the exterior color he/she will paint his/her home. So far the darker blue-gray appears to be the favorite. Thanks to the Georgetown Metropolitan for finding this one.

I’ve heard of stolen bikes, but stolen bike racks? The WashCycle has details .

That’s it for today. Thanks for reading and have a great rest of the evening. I’ll be back tomorrow with more great posts from the D.C. area blogosphere.

By , Good afternoon. Spring is most definitely in the air. We’ve got a fine selection of intriguing posts from around the D.C. area blogosphere today. Ever have trouble deciding what color to paint your house? Well, according to the Georgetown Metropolitan and one homeowner has found a unique way to choose a color. And here’s a new one: stolen bike racks. Will bike thieves stop at nothing?  |  05:41 PM ET, 03/16/2011

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