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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Fall Home Improvement Tips from the Pros

Fall is the perfect time to refresh your home by tackling your home maintenance to-do list.  To help you get started, we have consulted...

The Damp Realities of Doglegs

In the DC area, homeowners likely know all about "doglegs" built into many historic two to three-story rowhouse homes, which share at least one...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Why doesn't the Capitol Hill Garden Club sell spring flowering bulbs at Eastern Market every fall, the way it used to?" Here are all the...

Celebrating 50 Years of the Washington Youth Garden

The Washington Youth Garden, a project of the Friends of the National Arboretum (FONA), turns 50 years old this summer.  The founders would be...

Take a Sunday Stroll in the Cemetery

What's better than a Sunday stroll? A walk through the cemetery --with a guide! On Sundays through Oct. 31, from 1 to 2 p.m., stroll...

A Monarda Plant that Doesn’t Wander

My gorgeous scarlet Monarda Didyma refuses to stay put. It wanders around in the garden. Is there any Monarda that stays in one place...

Sharing Our Gardens with Our Pets

Summertime is here and we all want to be outside.  And so do our pets! For many of us, it may mean leashing up...

Be A Part of The Sustainable Solution

Is there anything better on a hot summer afternoon than biting into a fresh tomato right off the vine or enjoying a bowl of...

Spend a Morning of Stewardship at Kenilworth Park

On Saturday, June 22, 9 a.m. to noon, volunteer at Kenilworth Park for a morning of park stewardship. You can participate in a variety of...

What to Do When Wisteria Has No Blooms

What can I plant to hide the old leaves of daffodils? And, when my Virginia bluebells die back to nothing, as they do –...
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