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Saturday, February 27, 2021

An Architectural Emergency and How Not to Create One

Architectural emergencies are rare and usually created by a homeowner. Having been in the involved as an architect in residential work for more than...

Volunteer at Fort Stanton Park

On the first Saturday of every month starting Nov. 2, help remove trash and invasive plants from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet in...

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...

Five Mortgage Loan Programs That Help You Win!

The multitude of factors that feed into buying a home in the District are enough to send your head spinning for days, especially for...

Ward 8 Woods Winter Hike

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

Dear Problem Lady – December 2017

My husband thinks oak leaves decompose too slowly to use them as leaf mulch. Do you agree? Yes. Oak leaves would work if combined with...

August Welcomes the Sunflower

So much has been different about the summer of 2020 – our health, our economy, our daily lives.  Amid all the disruption, it’s always...

Dear Garden Problem Lady,

Does cold winter weather stimulate dormant spring bulbs to grow roots? No, autumn weather does that. We plant spring bulbs in the fall because the...

Real Estate Matters – July 2017

Summer Sales It’s hard to avoid brown lawns during the summer months, but do what you can to keep things verdant and pretty. All outdoor...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Is butterfly weed the same as butterfly bush? I’ve been reading about native plants, and apparently butterfly weed attracts lots of butterflies and also...
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