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Free Our Gardens

July is the month we celebrate our country’s freedoms, often in our outdoor living spaces. It is also the summer month when our gardens...

Urban Forester Steve McKindley-Ward Lives His Life Dream

Henry David Thoreau, America’s nature writer, once wrote, “Live the life you’ve dreamed.” Steve McKindley-Ward, arborist and urban forester for DC, is following this...

Tech Painting Relocates

Tech Painting Company, Inc. has moved to new headquarters at 5150 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA. Tech’s multiple painting divisions serve residential, commercial, garage and...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

What’s a good inexpensive holiday gift for gardeners who have everything? Gardeners always need disposable gloves to avoid dirty hands and fingernails. In addition, leather...

An Architectural Emergency and How Not to Create One

Architectural emergencies are rare and usually created by a homeowner. Having been in the involved as an architect in residential work for more than...

Keeping the Hill Iron-Clad

The classic Capitol Hill screetscape is a row of colorful homes along tree-lined streets. But we cannot forget: that vision really is iron-clad. Ironwork...

Dear Problem Lady

What’s in the powder that florists supply to make cut flowers last longer? Sugar, acid, and bleach. Sugar gives nutrients to the flowers, acid maintains...

When Garden Pests Come Indoors

2020 has been unusual in so many ways for gardeners. First we had no rain, and now too much rain. It does seem the...

Meet Local Contractors at CHRS House Expo

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) will hold a free House Expo at...

New Home Purchase Orientation

Prepare to purchase a new home by attending a free Pre-Purchase Orientation to learn about the District of Columbia’s home buying incentives and affordable...