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Saturday, February 27, 2021

On Free-Range Foraging

Capitol Hill spills over with extraordinary finds. People are forever flitting off on mysterious and important missions, choosing to discard that which just won’t...

Capitol Hill Garden Club

We have come a long way from the days of President Thomas Jefferson planting the first street trees, Lombardy poplars along Pennsylvania Ave. from...

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...

The 62nd CHRS House and Garden Tour

The 62nd House and Garden Tour of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) takes place on Mother’s Day weekend, May 11 and 12. Focused...

Tips for Keeping Cut Flowers

At dawn, flowers are filled with water and carbohydrates, so their stems are firm. A few other tips for cutting flowers in your garden. Use...

TFCH Can Help Get Tree for Your Yard

As the year inches towards fall the trees turn, and the minds of some of our residents are turned to the trees. Trees for Capitol...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I’ve killed another tree peony. I gave it good soil, lots of sun, and water. It lived three years, but this year no blooms...

Frager’s Reopens Friday on Pennsylvania

On Friday, May 3, an iconic piece of the Capitol Hill community returns home. Historic Frager’s Hardware returns to 1115 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, to...

Are You Ready To Buy Your First House?

So you’re ready to buy your first house – congratulations! You’ve watched HGTV so you know that: 1. You only get to look at three...

CHRS Walking Tour

The CHRS Warren Street Walking Tour is on Oct. 14, 10 a.m. (rain or shine). Tennessee Avenue, Warren and C Streets NE have a...
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