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A Cure for Winter Gardening Blues

Missing the feel of the earth and the promise of blooms in the cold of early February? Planting helleborus orientalis, also known as Lenten...

Corralling the Single-Use Plastic Monster

Cups, napkins, plates, serving dishes, serving spoons, cutlery, tablecloths, decorations, and leftover food - parties bring on ample opportunity for single use plastic and...

Santa Comes to Frager’s Hardware

To celebrate the newly redesigned Foliage shop, Frager’s is hosting two holiday open houses to kick off the season. Customers are invited to join...

On Free-Range Foraging

Capitol Hill spills over with extraordinary finds. People are forever flitting off on mysterious and important missions, choosing to discard that which just won’t...

Nothings Says Summer Like a Juicy Tomato

August is the magic month for tomatoes. It is magical to see the struggling little plant we bought in April is now taller than...

John C. Formant Real Estate Changing Direction

After 35 years on Pennsylvania Avenue, John C. Formant Real Estate is returning to the place where it all began. John C. Formant has...

Community Gardening In Barrack’s Row

July is here and as we prepare to salute our troops and celebrate the Fourth of July, we may find ourselves passing by the...

Ask the Hill Historian: Marion Park

Marion Park is bounded by Fourth and Sixth Streets and at the intersection of E Street and South Carolina Avenue. It is named in...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Before Christmas wonderful pansies started appearing around the Hill. Some are so small – around a nickel in size – that I’m wondering whether...

The 62nd CHRS House and Garden Tour

The 62nd House and Garden Tour of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) takes place on Mother’s Day weekend, May 11 and 12. Focused...
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