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Anne Symmes May 9, 2013 at 02:30 pm
Beatrix Farrand's work is so important to our national heritage. Hurray for Dumbarton Oaks ParkRead More Conservancy for working to save this legacy!
susie August 1, 2012 at 12:13 pm
Backpacks should also include a flyer to encourage children and their parents to get library cards.Read More Info about getting a card is here: http://dclibrary.org/services/getacard . The flyer might also mention the homework help and other services offered by DCPL to kids of all ages.
Rex May 23, 2012 at 12:49 am
Many thanks to David Dunning, the primary gardner, David Keller (whose donated fountain is picturedRead More here) and to everyone else who helped turn an eyesore into a beautiful piece of greenery in the heart of Georgetown!
Shaun Courtney May 23, 2012 at 01:15 am
Thanks for your comment, Rex. It was such a pleasure to find out about this little gem!
Dave Roffman March 7, 2012 at 06:09 pm
Betsy carries on a long tradition of community activists who have made Georgetown the greatRead More community it is: Eva Hinton, Bill Cochran, Outerbridge Horsey, Charles Poore, Grosvenor Chapman, Ann Sahterwaite, Grace Bateman, Cookie Cruz, Juan Cameron, Virginia Luce Allen, John and Ginger Laytham, to name just a few of Georgetown's greatest friends and activists.
Shaun Courtney March 7, 2012 at 07:45 pm
Thanks Dave! We plan to do a monthly feature on the people who make Georgetown great. You just gaveRead More us lots of ideas!
Bill Emerson January 24, 2013 at 09:52 pm
Spring nears again and it is important to note that the street trees that scorched the least (orRead More survived at all) in the heat of the last few summers were those that received plenty of water. The best way to ensure that a street tree gets watered on a regular basis seems to be by planting thirsty annuals in the tree boxes. The idea that they plants will steal all of the water and nutrients make sense in a way, but is not based on science. Any nutrients and water added to keep the pretty plants alive is more than they need if they are thriving and the excess is appreciated by the street trees.
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