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Dear Garden Problem Lady

Why doesn't the Capitol Hill Garden Club sell spring flowering bulbs at Eastern Market every fall, the way it used to?" Here are all the...

Under the Hill of Clutter?

I have never liked open plan living, much preferring doors, walls, closets, cupboards, basements, attics, garages – particularly now, when there’s nowhere to go,...

Living Sustainably on Capitol Hill

Sustainability. While the word has an environmental nuance, the definition also includes associated economic and social benefits.  It’s really not that difficult to incorporate...

Happy 100th Birthday, Frager’s!

A Capitol Hill icon is about to celebrate its 100th birthday. Frager’s Hardware (1115 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) will mark their centenary with a month-long...

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...

Dear Problem Lady

It rained hard yesterday. Half our peonies, some still in bud, have fallen over. I forgot to stake them properly. What can I do...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I’ve killed another tree peony. I gave it good soil, lots of sun, and water. It lived three years, but this year no blooms...

Masonry Care Seminar, Jan 20

GL Barnhart Construction and W.S. Jenks & Sons are hosting a discussion on historic home masonry care and maintenance at 910 Bladensburg Rd. NE...

Guerrilla Gardeners Give Triangle Parks a New Look Hill

This fall, the Guerilla Gardeners brought back to life two triangle pocket parks near Potomac Gardens and Hopkins Apartments. These are located at 12th...

Find ‘Everything About the Home’ at Patrick’s Fine Linen

The Hill Rag is profiling local shops in the lead-up to Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27. That date is set aside to celebrate the...
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