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Saturday, March 25, 2023

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,...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

 Now that April’s here my Knockout Rose is sprouting. This rose was far too big for its space last year, but I forgot to...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I’ve killed another tree peony. I gave it good soil, lots of sun, and water. It lived three years, but this year no blooms...

The Deer House Is for Sale

The Deer House, one of Capitol Hill’s finest and most well-known homes, has just been put on the market.  It’s a good time to...

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...

POOP!

Give a fecal! No seriously, always bring us a stool sample at your pet’s annual checkup or when your pet is having intestinal issues....

As the Worm Turns

I confess, I’m obsessed with my worms. I am fascinated with what they like, and don’t. While I’m a longtime composter, I started vermiculture composting...

DC Mushroom Lovers on the Hunt

Never mind the cherry blossoms, DC is a city of mushrooms. Neighborhood trees, root boxes, gardens, planters and parks often shelter common and sometimes...

When – and How – to Prune A Prolific Fig Tree?

When is the best time to move my Solomon’s seal – and why is it called that? Markings on its roots look like stamp marks...

Remember Snowmageddon?

If you were here at the time, you know what I am talking about. Remember the impact on your roof and gutters? Or maybe...