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Monday, January 25, 2021

Garden Menagerie

As every residential garden designer knows, a homeowner’s pets are your clients too. Pets’ well-being, habits, quirks, and age need to be taken into...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

When will the cherry trees by the Tidal Basin be best this year, do you think? The National Park Service says there is a wide...

Free DPR Urban Grower Webinar Course

During this time of social distancing the DC Parks and Rec Urban Grower Course has been converted into an all online webinar course called...

Real Estate Matters

Love Your Home A wise woman at a party at Eastern Market’s North Hall once told me that there are only two real emotions: love...

Making Good on DC’s Climate and Renewable Energy Goals

If you had to pick a color for DC, what would it be? While some US cities balk at action to mitigate global warming, other...

Homeownership Townhall

On April 21, 1 to 4 p.m., join MANNA's Housing Advocacy Team at their annual Homeownership Town Hall. The first and last hour of...

Real Estate Matters

How Will the Tax Plan Affect Homebuying? I was asked how the new tax plan will affect homebuying, and the short answer is that I...

Dear Garden Problem Lady,

Does cold winter weather stimulate dormant spring bulbs to grow roots? No, autumn weather does that. We plant spring bulbs in the fall because the...

Renting in The Time of COVID

The spring real estate rental market has arrived. Or has it? Residential rental values seem to be holding firm – but for how long?...

Trees for Capitol Hill

Soon the trees will start to bud that lovely light green as the trees wake up from the cold winter.  The flowering ones will...
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