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In Praise of Crape Myrtles

Just like spring with the lovely cherry blossoms, Capitol Hill has exploded in dramatic colors throughout the Hill.  Bright pinks, fuchsia, lavender, and white...

Celebrate Garden Day at Potomac Triangle Parks

It's time to celebrate the community work that went into making the Potomac Triangle Parks the beautiful spaces they are today. Garden Day 2021 is...

Be A Part of The Sustainable Solution

Is there anything better on a hot summer afternoon than biting into a fresh tomato right off the vine or enjoying a bowl of...

Spend a Morning of Stewardship at Kenilworth Park

On Saturday, June 22, 9 a.m. to noon, volunteer at Kenilworth Park for a morning of park stewardship. You can participate in a variety of...

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 –...

More Flowering Quince, or No?

In April I realized my Flowering Quince, which burst suddenly into glorious peachy-orange blooms, is the biggest star of my garden. It has lived...

Outbreak of Rose Rosette Disease Detected on Hill

Mia Grosjean started noticing it late last year. All over the Hill, the once-ubiquitous, beautiful rose bushes were starting to look different. Shriveled. Less...

Frager’s Garden Party Moves Online

Since we still can't gather this year, Frager's and Ace Hardware are changing the format of the annual "garden parties" to bring customers top notch gardening...

Do You Yearn To “Urn”

Here is a great opportunity we’re sure many Capitol Hill gardeners will want to embrace. The urns that line the lower section of Lincoln...

How to Achieve “Continuous Bloom”

While it is still spring and the start of the gardening year, can you help me achieve what people call “continuous bloom” in our...
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