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Monday, September 27, 2021

Take a Sunday Stroll in the Cemetery

What's better than a Sunday stroll? A walk through the cemetery --with a guide! On Sundays through Oct. 31, from 1 to 2 p.m., stroll...

What’s That On Your Roof?

Or, is it something in your crawl space? Do you hear scratching sounds coming from your roof or running and walking noises at night...

Nothings Says Summer Like a Juicy Tomato

August is the magic month for tomatoes. It is magical to see the struggling little plant we bought in April is now taller than...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I want my 3 Butterfly Weed plants to spread. Each has big seedpods full of seeds. Should I plant the seeds individually, or just...

Homeownership Townhall

On April 21, 1 to 4 p.m., join MANNA's Housing Advocacy Team at their annual Homeownership Town Hall. The first and last hour of...

Tips for Keeping Cut Flowers

At dawn, flowers are filled with water and carbohydrates, so their stems are firm. A few other tips for cutting flowers in your garden. Use...

Frager’s Garden Center Re-Opens this Month

Just like the eagles returning to their nests along the Anacostia River, gardeners are ready to return to their favorite plant and garden centers....

Happy 100th Birthday, Frager’s!

A Capitol Hill icon is about to celebrate its 100th birthday. Frager’s Hardware (1115 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) will mark their centenary with a month-long...

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...

A Monarda Plant that Doesn’t Wander

My gorgeous scarlet Monarda Didyma refuses to stay put. It wanders around in the garden. Is there any Monarda that stays in one place...
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