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Gardening Partnership Helps Youth Bloom on Barracks Row

Jim Guckert is bending over a patch of dirt on the 700 block of Eighth St. SE. Two young men are kneeling close by,...

Volunteering A Great Way to Enjoy Gardening

When it comes to gardening, February and March are a bit cold and there is not much to be done but wait. Yet it...

Save the Clematis

Is there anything good about the vile weather we have been suffering? I assume you mean garden-wise.  Rapid switches back and forth between mild and...

Solar: Save Money and Fight Climate Change

What’s the easiest way to save money while helping fight climate change?  If you ask Hill resident John Ten Hoeve,  the first thing he’ll...

How to Improve Compacted Soil

Gardeners spend January sitting by a cozy fire reading garden sales catalogues. I can't. My New Year's Resolutions are too URGENT. Please help me...

Surroundings Sells Property— But Stays

Two of Capitol Hill’s favorite businesses have reached an agreement that is a win-win for the neighborhood. Charles Hudman of Surroundings Floral and Landscaping has...

Blowing in the Wind

A 2011 study found that you’d have to drive a Ford F150 Raptor for 3,887 miles, or the distance from north Texas to Anchorage,...

Holiday Tree Collection Starts Jan. 3

As many are picking up the last scraps of holiday paper from the carpet, they're also wondering when they can put their holiday tree...

The Garden Problem Lady Identifies Some Flowers

Can you identify this flower? The stalks are a yard high, with dark green opposite leaves. It seemed like a weed until late October,...

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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