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In a new weekly online feature, Post gardening columnist Adrian Higgins reports on the seasonal changes at Alexandria's Green Spring Garden vegetable garden.

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Lemons From Lemon Trees

Our Digging In columnist advises how to coax fruit from lemon trees.

In the News

Minding Peas & Cues
Michelle Obama hopes the lessons of gardening take root in the minds of students.
Growth for Seeds
After years in the doldrums, consumer demand for vegetable seeds has abruptly climbed at a rate even industry veterans have never seen.
The Proof
Is in the Planting
In another sign that the Department of Agriculture is embracing sustainable food, the agency unveils plans for a People's Garden on the National Mall.
White House
Preps for Veggies
With the help of local elementary school students, Michelle Obama broke ground for a White House fruit and vegetable garden and initiated a public campaign to help Americans better understand where their food comes from.

From the Archives

A Garden Grows
In Glover Park
In 2008, we tracked the progress of Dino Kraniotis and his fellow community gardeners through the season.


Gardening How-Tos
Adrian Higgins covers everything from choosing greenery to planting a tree.
Gardening Calendar
Plan your planting schedule with our seasonal tips.

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