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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 –...

Outbreak of Rose Rosette Disease Detected on Hill

Mia Grosjean started noticing it late last year. All over the Hill, the once-ubiquitous, beautiful rose bushes were starting to look different. Shriveled. Less...

Frager’s Garden Party Moves Online

Since we still can't gather this year, Frager's and Ace Hardware are changing the format of the annual "garden parties" to bring customers top notch gardening...

The Hill’s Hot New Furniture Reburbishing Company

Monica Patel and Amanda Vivian met three years ago when they joined the same DC Fray flag football team. When DC Fray suspended the...

Letting the Sunshine In

If you’re a DC homeowner, chances are that you’re aware of the money saving advantages of adding solar energy to your home. While installing...

How to Achieve “Continuous Bloom”

While it is still spring and the start of the gardening year, can you help me achieve what people call “continuous bloom” in our...

DC Mushroom Lovers on the Hunt

Never mind the cherry blossoms, DC is a city of mushrooms. Neighborhood trees, root boxes, gardens, planters and parks often shelter common and sometimes...

A Capitol Hill Garden Design Primer

In spatial contrast to the predictable, steady rhythm of historic row houses on the street, the typical Capitol Hill back yard is an empty...

Expanding Your Living Space: Going Outdoors

One of the hot trends of the past year is expanding living spaces into our front- or backyards. It gained momentum after last year’s...

Slamming the Door On Open Plan Living

My foyer has walls, which is a nice thing. It also has doors, which I’m also quite fond of. French doors, these are, of...
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