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Botanical Illustrator Alice Tangerini

The West Wing of the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany in the National Museum of Natural History houses 4.8 million dried pressed plants, the oldest...

Solar Power Creates Energy – and Jobs!

Most of us are aware of the energy savings that can be gained by having a solar array installed on a home, but the...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I think I’m confused because my schoolroom Latin has left my noggin. Am looking for a shrub with a magnificent blue flower that attracts...

Ask the Hill Historian: Eastern Market

You love shopping there on weekdays or on the weekend but the market’s history is as interesting as the building itself. Here’s how it...

Dear Garden Problem Lady – 2017

I heard that a garden in a pot should contain just three things – “a Thriller, a Filler, and a Spiller.” Meaning what? Fine Gardening...

Real Estate Matters – September 0917

Need to Reset? Having high standards and expectations is great for yourself, your employees, sports teams, Rose’s Luxury. But sometimes, like when you’re looking for...

A Cure for Winter Gardening Blues

Missing the feel of the earth and the promise of blooms in the cold of early February? Planting helleborus orientalis, also known as Lenten...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I want my 3 Butterfly Weed plants to spread. Each has big seedpods full of seeds. Should I plant the seeds individually, or just...

Dear Problem Lady

Can you please identify a flower I never noticed before – blooming in a great swath along the border above the back steps at...

The 62nd CHRS House and Garden Tour

The 62nd House and Garden Tour of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) takes place on Mother’s Day weekend, May 11 and 12. Focused...
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