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Stained Glass Tradition Lives On

Just a couple of miles from the Capitol sits a nationally known stained-glass studio with strong links to Capitol Hill. Adams Morgan Stained Glass studio...

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...

It’s March: The Beekeepers’ Busy Season

Winter is finally waning. Crocus and early bloomers are starting to push up, and that can only mean one thing for our beekeepers—time to...

How to Rid Yourself of Bamboo Roots

We planted a stand of bamboo years ago, thinking it would be a wonderful screen – and boy, it has been. But I never...

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...

How to Improve Compacted Soil

Gardeners spend January sitting by a cozy fire reading garden sales catalogues. I can't. My New Year's Resolutions are too URGENT. Please help me...

U.S. Botanic Garden to Fully Reopen April 1

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) will reopen the Conservatory to the public on April 1, marking a full reopening of all areas of...

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...

With RiverSmart Homes You Can Help the Anacostia

We all know that part of the pollution in our river, the Anacostia, comes from runoff and overflow of storm water and that all...

Solar: Save Money and Fight Climate Change

What’s the easiest way to save money while helping fight climate change?  If you ask Hill resident John Ten Hoeve,  the first thing he’ll...
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