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Dear Garden Problem Lady

What’s a good inexpensive holiday gift for gardeners who have everything? Gardeners always need disposable gloves to avoid dirty hands and fingernails. In addition, leather...

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

Tis the season to celebrate. Front and center of all the holiday traditions is the Christmas Tree. What kind of tree to select is...

The People’s Garden In Our Backyard

Fall is a great time to check out a tremendous vegetable garden right in our Capitol Hill backyard.  At the corner of Jefferson Drive...

How Realistic is A Beehive-Friendly Hill Garden?

Newspaper articles tell how urgent it is to save bees, whose numbers have been decimated from changes in farming, climate, chemicals and predators all...

Take the CHRS House & Garden Tour May This Weekend

What to get Mom this Mother's day? Time together this weekend! Join the 65th annual Mother's Day House & Garden Tour - Two days of...

Don’t Fence Your Tree Boxes

My healthy indoor Clivia plant has not bloomed since we moved across the street.  I swear I have put them in identical light and...

The Garden Problem Lady Identifies Some Flowers

Can you identify this flower? The stalks are a yard high, with dark green opposite leaves. It seemed like a weed until late October,...

Plant Your Fritillaria Bulbs Sideways

I plan to buy some Fritillaria bulbs this fall. Judging from pictures they’re very tall and stunningly beautiful. But a gardening friend made a...

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...

Zone Bending Plants for the Changing Hill Climate

Our warmer weather this fall offers one more piece of evidence, if we need it, that climate change is real. The stunning fall-colored leaves...