Parched Plots

Lawns and Gardens Badly Need a Long, Deep Drink

Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, April 6, 2006; Page H01

Dry spells come and go in the Washington garden, but the one now facing gardeners is unusual and a little scary.

Normally, early spring is marked by heavy rains that delay planting and bring on turf growth that even the most diligent lawn jockey is hard-pressed to keep pace with.  |  Full Article

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