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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Amenities Drive Luxury Rental Choice

As in many parts of the District, the Hill and nearby neighborhoods have seen their fair share of new luxury apartment buildings. Representatives of...

How to Prepare Your Home For Heating Season

The chill in the air outside adds to the holiday atmosphere –especially when you feel warm and cozy in your home. You’ll want to...

What to Do When Wisteria Has No Blooms

What can I plant to hide the old leaves of daffodils? And, when my Virginia bluebells die back to nothing, as they do –...

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,...

Measuring the H Street Impact

Take a walk down the H Street NE corridor and you’ll see towering residential complexes along the 600 block, a brand new Whole Foods...

Dear Problem Lady – December 2017

My husband thinks oak leaves decompose too slowly to use them as leaf mulch. Do you agree? Yes. Oak leaves would work if combined with...

A Cure for Winter Gardening Blues

Missing the feel of the earth and the promise of blooms in the cold of early February? Planting helleborus orientalis, also known as Lenten...

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...

Dear Problem Lady

I hear gardeners refer to something called “Winter Interest.” My garden looks like a wasteland. To what are they referring? Ah, winter can do such...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

The top leaves and lower stems of my New England Asters, usually the star of my September garden, are brown and shriveled. I have...
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