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Friday, January 22, 2021

Dear Problem Lady – September 2017

What do you know about using milk as a fertilizer, specifically on tomato plants? My neighbor insists that milk is a good fertilizer. He...

The Garden Miracles that Bring Us Peace

Our own various philosophies and faith traditions provide sustenance during these troubled times. But in the deep recesses of our hearts and minds we...

Dear Problem Lady

Please name some flowers that will stay blooming all fall. Rudbekia, Aster, Zinnia, Chrysanthemum, Cleome, Petunia, Turtlehead, Salvia, Sedum Autumn Joy, Sweet Autumn Clematis, Goldenrod. Is...

Garden Spot: What’s Bugging You?

Recently, with all the talk about how our garden practices may be harming bees and pollinating insects, the discussion of beneficial insects has again...

Keeping Furry Tenants Comfortable

When Libby Jamison and her husband Brian moved to the District from San Diego in November, 2019, they wanted to make the adjustment as...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

It’s November, already. How late can one still plant spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils? Until the ground has frozen solid. But best before that –...

CHRS House Expo at Eastern Market 

Capitol Hill Restoration Society is hosting a House Expo on Sunday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Eastern Market North Hall,...

Don’t Forget These Five Things When Remodeling

I have been remodeling homes in the DC metro area since the 1980s. I meet with hundreds of homeowners each year to discuss their...

Dwell – One Man’s Net-Zero Passion Project

On a chilly January morning I pulled up to an old stable located in an alley off of Florida Avenue in DC’s Trinidad neighborhood....

It’s A Wrap: Hill Residential Real Estate 2017

2017 was another bumper year for residential real estate in Washington DC and on Capitol Hill. Indeed, Ward 6 has to be one of...
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