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Friday, January 22, 2021

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...

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...

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...

Joanne Hatfield’s Garden Gifts

Sometimes it’s nice just to stop and smell the roses.  It is even nicer when the flowers and roses are at the corner intersection...

Should You Trim Spent Blooms?

Will cutting spent blooms on my pinks encourage reblooming? Deadheading dianthus – and most other annuals – allows the plants to direct their energy into...

Cleaning – Naturally!

It’s an interesting paradox that while many people are moving towards organic foods, household cleaners—which are often filled with toxins— are kept at the...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I need annuals for color in my perennial garden – but I don’t like orange – so please don’t suggest Nasturtiums. Zinnias come in all...

DC PSC Moves To Renewable Energy

The DC Public Service Commission (PSC) now requires DC’s electric utility to purchase renewable energy through new long-term contracts. These contracts, also referred to as...

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...

Thrillers Fillers and Spillers in the Garden

It’s time to start planting some of my outdoor pots. My sister always starts with fresh soil. I always re-use last year’s soil. We...
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