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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Dear Garden Problem Lady

When will the cherry trees by the Tidal Basin be best this year, do you think? The National Park Service says there is a wide...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

 Now that April’s here my Knockout Rose is sprouting. This rose was far too big for its space last year, but I forgot to...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Can I grow a knockout rose in a pot? As Jim Shelar, a master of gardening in pots, so succinctly puts it, “What have you...

The DC Residential Sales Market 2020 Thru October

As we motored through January and February, things were looking like business as usual for Washington DC. The number of contracts were up nearly...

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...

BioBlitzing along the Anacostia Watershed

The Washington metro area has seen more than our share of rain lately. But, when the call to BioBlitz is sounded, rain or shine,...

The Old Naval Hospital: The Hill Center is full of history

Construction of the Old Naval Hospital began in 1864 in response to the critical need for hospital care during the Civil War, but the...

Dwell – One Man’s Net-Zero Passion Project

On a chilly January morning I pulled up to an old stable located in an alley off of Florida Avenue in DC’s Trinidad neighborhood....

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....

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...
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