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Getting Involved in Gardening on the Hill

There is an urban legend that circulates this time of year. It warns enthusiastic garden folks that it takes years, decades even, to get...

Making Good on DC’s Climate and Renewable Energy Goals

If you had to pick a color for DC, what would it be? While some US cities balk at action to mitigate global warming, other...

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...

Galvanized Piping Problems

Many Capitol Hill homes are over 100 years old, yet most were built with freshwater piping systems that have a relatively short life expectancy....

Guerrilla Gardeners Give Triangle Parks a New Look Hill

This fall, the Guerilla Gardeners brought back to life two triangle pocket parks near Potomac Gardens and Hopkins Apartments. These are located at 12th...

Garden Plots Available

The 1200 Potomac Avenue Community Garden Association has a few garden plots available for the 2020 gardening year. The organic garden is located at...

The Rental Market in DC

These are uncertain times for the rental market in Washington, DC.  In this year’s feast-or-famine market, chances are that if you had a vacant...

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...

Providence Hospital

Many aren’t’ aware that Capitol Hill was home to a famous hospital with a history associated with President Lincoln. Providence Hospital was established in...

From Termites to Tremendous

For years, people wondered whether the old clapboard building at 232 9th Street, SE, was haunted. The 118-year-old house had certainly seen better days....
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