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Water Your Trees!

As you surely know, it’s crazy hot this week! And while we’re all comfortably ensconced in air conditioned homes and offices, our poor street trees are baking away without relief. Even the brief showers we were promised last night–which would … Continue reading

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Keep Watering Those Trees

Photo by Jon Hayes Photography. This isn’t the first time GM has bugged you about it, and it certainly won’t be the last, but despite the cooler weather you still need to keep watering your street trees. The watering season … Continue reading

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How to Care for Our Street Trees

Watering boy by Jon Hayes Photography. With the onset of summer weather, GM thought it wise to reprint the “Dos” and “Don’ts” of tree care that he ran last year. So without further ado, all the things you ought to … Continue reading

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Tree Week: The Good Work of Trees For Georgetown

Welcome back to day two of Tree Week here at the Georgetown Metropolitan. Today GM would like to spend a little time letting you know of all the good work that Trees For Georgetown does to improve and sustain Georgetown’s … Continue reading

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Battle of the Parks: Which is Your Favorite?

Georgetown is blessed with four major parks within its boundaries: Rose Park, Montrose Park, Volta Park and the Georgetown Waterfront. Together they make up an emerald necklace strung around Georgetown’s historic homes. In GM’s opinion, they are among the top … Continue reading

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Magnolia Szn

By the end of this week, the air will be filled with the amazing scent of saucer magnolias blooming. To celebrate, GM is re-running his piece from 2017 about magnolia trees. Enjoy!: This week for Know Your Trees, GM will … Continue reading

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Two Residents Announce ANC Candidacy

Two residents have announced their candidacy for two different open ANC seats this fall. The first is Mimsy Lindner, who is running for the seat that Lisa Palmer currently holds. Here is her announcement, in part: When I moved to … Continue reading

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User’s Guide to Dumbarton Oaks in the Spring

The gardens of Dumbarton Oaks are spectacular throughout the year. But during the spring, they are somehow even more beautiful. But the beauty comes in successive waves. Visit only once a season, and you might miss out. Or even if … Continue reading

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This Plant Identifying App is Pure Sorcery

GM has a bit of a green thumb and a mild obsession with trying to identify plants and trees. It’s why he started his series on street trees. Well recently a friend told him about a smartphone app that can … Continue reading

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Check Out My Campaign Website!

As readers of this website know, I’m running for ANC (and yes, as far as discussions of my candidacy go, I’m going to dispense with the “GM” affectation). And if there’s one thing I know how to do, it’s make … Continue reading

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