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Saturday, September 24, 2022

A Capitol Hill Garden Design Primer

In spatial contrast to the predictable, steady rhythm of historic row houses on the street, the typical Capitol Hill back yard is an empty...

The Damp Realities of Doglegs

In the DC area, homeowners likely know all about "doglegs" built into many historic two to three-story rowhouse homes, which share at least one...

Save Energy & Money with a Free Kit

When it comes to saving energy, small changes go a long way. The DC Sustainable Energy Utility wants to help lower energy bills in...

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...

Trees for Capitol Hill

Soon the trees will start to bud that lovely light green as the trees wake up from the cold winter.  The flowering ones will...

Should I Add Manure When I Winterize My Garden?

I’m trying to winterize my garden. Should I add manure or other nutrients to shrubs and perennials, or just mulch? No manure. You don’t want...

Plastic Tree Makes Reuse a Reality

Ever wonder where those goods you put in the recycling bin actually go? With all the news about China restricting US recycling imports and...

Taking Care of Your Roof

Love your house? Of course you do! But true love requires a commitment. Under your roof is your home, most people’s most valuable asset. You...

The Urban Garden

Summer is quickly coming to an end. The lazy days in our gardens are gone, as we slip into our fall school mode. Recently,...

Save the Clematis

Is there anything good about the vile weather we have been suffering? I assume you mean garden-wise.  Rapid switches back and forth between mild and...
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