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In Search of Dandelions

It’s the first day of the stay-at-home order, but I’m in a field in Northern Virginia, fifteen miles from my home, bowing to finger...

Five Things to Know When Remodeling an Historic Home

Remodeling an historic house in Washington presents many challenges, but also abundant rewards. Data from Realtor.com and the National Register of Historic Places indicates...

Grow Vegetables During The Lockdown

Hunkering down does not have to be a bore. If you want to find enjoyment, excitement, drama and lots conflict, plant a vegetable garden...

Kitchen Renovation in a Historic District Home

Washington D.C. has over 30 designated neighborhood historic districts spread over all four quadrants of the city including Capitol Hill. Architect Bruce Wentworth, AIA...

Up on The Roof

On these hot and lazy days of August I really don’t like to be Up On The Roof, but then I recall some of...

TFCH Can Help Get Tree for Your Yard

As the year inches towards fall the trees turn, and the minds of some of our residents are turned to the trees. Trees for Capitol...

The Hardy Begonia: A Star for Every Garden

As we plan our gardens this year, one of the most asked questions, perennially, has to be ‘is it low maintenance?’ Gardeners today are...

63rd CHRS House and Garden Tour

Every Mother’s Day weekend, for sixty-two consecutive years, the Capitol Hill Restoration Society has hosted a House and Garden Tour.  History moved forward; administrations...

Beware of “Active” 2020 Hurricane Season

And “active” is not good! The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) predicts another possible 15+ named storms during the 2020 hurricane season. This is...

Getting Involved in Gardening on the Hill

There is an urban legend that circulates this time of year. It warns enthusiastic garden folks that it takes years, decades even, to get...
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