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2018 Eagle Cam Live

A pair of Bald Eagles have returned to their nest in a Tulip Poplar tree high above the Azalea collection in the US Arboretum....

Real Estate Matters – March 2017

Cash or No, It’s Time to Buy When it comes to purchasing a home, you’ve got a number of things to consider – your cash...

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...

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,...

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...

CHRS Preservation Cafe: “This Old House… Wiring & Safety”

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Northeast Library, 330 Seventh St. NE, Master Engineer and President of J and G Electric Co....

Dear Problem Lady

This year our wonderful tomato plants have not produced as usual. The plants themselves are spindly, and the tomatoes sparse. Can you pinpoint a...

What Grows on Capitol Hill?

On March 10, at 7:15 p.m., at Northeast Library, 330 Seventh St. NE, the Capitol Hill Garden Club presents: “20/20 Vision: What Grows on...

Real Estate Matters – February 2017

Let’s Make a Deal! When I was eight years old, my great-grandparents gave me a book entitled “Now You Are 5!” Soon after, I held...

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...
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