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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

May Flowers – Edible & Delicious

April showers bring May flowers, and we certainly had enough April rain this year to make that prophecy come true.  Besides brightening our spirits...

Eager Beavers

The District is located at the confluence of two rivers, a city built around streams, marshes and wetlands. It’s the home of 800,000 people....

The Return of the Garden Fairs

For the past two years, the annual garden fairs hosted by three prestigious horticulture institutions – the US National Arboretum, the Franciscan Monastery, and...

Don’t Fence Your Tree Boxes

My healthy indoor Clivia plant has not bloomed since we moved across the street.  I swear I have put them in identical light and...

Garden Lost to Crape Myrtle Scale

Last summer our water bill nearly broke us. Water cost as much as food! What to do? First plan a smaller garden. Give super-thirsty perennials...

U.S. Botanic Garden to Fully Reopen April 1

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) will reopen the Conservatory to the public on April 1, marking a full reopening of all areas of...

Stained Glass Tradition Lives On

Just a couple of miles from the Capitol sits a nationally known stained-glass studio with strong links to Capitol Hill. Adams Morgan Stained Glass studio...

Taking Care of Your Roof

Love your house? Of course you do! But true love requires a commitment. Under your roof is your home, most people’s most valuable asset. You...

Exposing Interior Brick Walls

Exposed interior brick walls are a popular design choice in many historic houses, and buildings across DC. The rich variety of color and texture...

It’s March: The Beekeepers’ Busy Season

Winter is finally waning. Crocus and early bloomers are starting to push up, and that can only mean one thing for our beekeepers—time to...