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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...

Thrillers Fillers and Spillers in the Garden

It’s time to start planting some of my outdoor pots. My sister always starts with fresh soil. I always re-use last year’s soil. We...

What’s That On Your Roof?

Or, is it something in your crawl space? Do you hear scratching sounds coming from your roof or running and walking noises at night...

The Hardy Begonia: A Star for Every Garden

As we plan our gardens this year, one of the most asked questions, perennially, has to be ‘is it low maintenance?’ Gardeners today are...

Camelia, A Star for the Spring Garden

Camelia japonica, is the spring blooming variety of the camelia world and Camellia sasanqua, is the fall bloomer. Both plants have the notoriety of...

History: Capitol Hill Alley Dwellings

Washington DC is home to a large number of historical alleys. Many of those alleys are located on Capitol Hill and are thriving as...

Kitchen Renovation in a Historic District Home

Washington D.C. has over 30 designated neighborhood historic districts spread over all four quadrants of the city including Capitol Hill. Architect Bruce Wentworth, AIA...

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...

Weeding Out: DCRA is Cracking Down on Overgrown Grass and Weeds

Summer is here, finally. The smell of freshly cut grass stimulates our senses and memories of the joys of summer, warmer weather, picnics and...

DC’s List of Recyclable Items Expands, but Plastic Bags are Out!

Confused by what can and can’t be recycled? Does the list of “acceptable” recyclables at your workplace differ from what the DC Department of...
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