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Habitat: An Inaugural Smithsonian Gardens Exhibition

For the first time in Smithsonian Gardens history, a campus-wide exhibition that covers 14 sites both indoors and out, has opened to the public....

Flowers for Lincoln Park

Three-foot-tall concrete urns – 17 of them – sat in Lincoln Park empty for decades. I saw them daily when I moved to Capitol...

CHRS House & Garden Tour

The CHRS 61st annual House & Garden Tour takes place Mother’s Day weekend, May 12 from 4 to 7 p.m.; and May 13 from...

Ask the Hill Historian: Marion Park

Marion Park is bounded by Fourth and Sixth Streets and at the intersection of E Street and South Carolina Avenue. It is named in...

Fruit and Fellowship in Our Urban Village

One morning earlier in this summer a peach tree branch cascaded to the middle of the sidewalk leading to our steps, evoking the cover...

Grow Vegetables During The Lockdown

Hunkering down does not have to be a bore. If you want to find enjoyment, excitement, drama and lots conflict, plant a vegetable garden...

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...

A New Greenhouse at Amidon-Bowen

As we set our New Year’s resolutions, one DC Public School (DCPS) is looking forward to new seedlings, bulbs, and plants to be sprouting...

Roof Leaks Can Be Funny

A roofer tells his bar buddy how he fixed a roof leak, and the story goes like this. “Owner shows me a leak in the...

Santa Comes to Frager’s Hardware

To celebrate the newly redesigned Foliage shop, Frager’s is hosting two holiday open houses to kick off the season. Customers are invited to join...
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