Home and garden

If you have a garden and need coaching or don’t have a garden and need help building it, a few local companies can make it easy for you to get your hands dirty and put homegrown food on your table. These include Love & Carrots and Prior Unity Garden

One landscape designer with a lot of experience in natural play areas in the home and in many private and public schools is Nancy Striniste of EarlySpace, LLC. See this article I wrote about Nancy’s work at TheDCMoms.com

In Takoma Park, Lisa Caprioglio of Aldertree Garden also works with native plants and has a background in Montessori education. Click here for more on Lisa’s 2010 presentation to the Arlington/Alexandria chapter of Holistic Moms Network.

A great source for information is the Master Gardener of Northern Virginia program

There are many nurseries in the area, but sources for native plants in particular include:


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