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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Slamming the Door On Open Plan Living

My foyer has walls, which is a nice thing. It also has doors, which I’m also quite fond of. French doors, these are, of...

Bringing the World to the Gardens of Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is home to people from all walks of life -- actors, Hill politicians, teachers, business people, writers, artists, retired ambassadors, you name...

Ward 8 Woods Winter Hike

On a frigid, windy Saturday afternoon, 12 hikers bundled up and picked their way along the unblazed route of the newly proposed Suitland Parkway...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

This is a February photo of our beloved broad-leafed evergreen named DAPHNE, from whose sudden death years ago I have still not recovered. My...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

My beautiful Boston fern of many years became so pot-bound that I had to remove it from its pot, cut off the dried mass...

The DC Residential Sales Market 2020 Thru October

As we motored through January and February, things were looking like business as usual for Washington DC. The number of contracts were up nearly...

Making Good on DC’s Climate and Renewable Energy Goals

If you had to pick a color for DC, what would it be? While some US cities balk at action to mitigate global warming, other...

The Rental Market in DC

These are uncertain times for the rental market in Washington, DC.  In this year’s feast-or-famine market, chances are that if you had a vacant...

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 –...

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...
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