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Weeding Out: DCRA is Cracking Down on Overgrown Grass and Weeds

Summer is here, finally. The smell of freshly cut grass stimulates our senses and memories of the joys of summer, warmer weather, picnics and...

Beware of “Active” 2020 Hurricane Season

And “active” is not good! The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) predicts another possible 15+ named storms during the 2020 hurricane season. This is...

Five Mortgage Loan Programs That Help You Win!

The multitude of factors that feed into buying a home in the District are enough to send your head spinning for days, especially for...

Volunteer, Donate to Improve Potomac Triangle Parks

Guerrilla Gardeners of Washington DC is teaming up with Brothas Huddle and the residents of Potomac Gardens to landscape two adjacent parcels known as Potomac Triangle Parks,...

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...

Five Things to Know When Remodeling an Historic Home

Remodeling an historic house in Washington presents many challenges, but also abundant rewards. Data from Realtor.com and the National Register of Historic Places indicates...

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....

Common Issues in Rowhouse Flat Roofs

Here on Capitol Hill the vast majority of roofs are flat. Flat roofs are common to commercial buildings, but residential flat roofs are rare...

The Garden Miracles that Bring Us Peace

Our own various philosophies and faith traditions provide sustenance during these troubled times. But in the deep recesses of our hearts and minds we...

The Hardy Begonia: A Star for Every Garden

As we plan our gardens this year, one of the most asked questions, perennially, has to be ‘is it low maintenance?’ Gardeners today are...
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