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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

Tis the season to celebrate. Front and center of all the holiday traditions is the Christmas Tree. What kind of tree to select is...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Where might I find bulbs for Bluebells this late? Try googling “Mertensia” or “Bluebells” or “Virginia Bluebells” or “Spanish Bluebells”. You can plant the small...

DC Natives Create Pollinater Pathway

Gardening is a chance to create beauty for yourself and your DC community.  There are not many other activities that let you help our...

Beautiful Autumn Walks Along Our River

In July I suggested a series of summer walks that got me a lot of thanks. So this month I decided to set out...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I’ve seen Japonica Camellias higher than 10 feet. We adore Camellias -- but we need smaller plants. October is still a perfect time to shop...

The People’s Garden In Our Backyard

Fall is a great time to check out a tremendous vegetable garden right in our Capitol Hill backyard.  At the corner of Jefferson Drive...

House Expo at Eastern Market

On Saturday, October 29, from 9 a.m.–3 p.m., the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) will hold a free House Expo at the Eastern Market...

Meet “Queen Gracie”

Walk into the house at 9 Seventh St. SE and you’ll be struck by the mood inside. The house retains many of its historic...

Getting the Lead Out

Lead water pipes leach microscopic amounts of lead into water, causing health issues, especially in children, pregnant women, and pets. According to DC Water,...

What is A Home Inspection

In March, my husband and I bought a house. Though it was sparkling clean, and looked to be in great shape, it was more...