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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Dear Problem Lady – November 2017

Will store-bought potted mums survive if I plant them in the garden now? Alas, probably not. These beautiful potted chrysanthemums have been grown for their...

CHRS House Expo at Eastern Market 

Capitol Hill Restoration Society is hosting a House Expo on Sunday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Eastern Market North Hall,...

CHRS Preservation Cafe: “This Old House… Wiring & Safety”

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Northeast Library, 330 Seventh St. NE, Master Engineer and President of J and G Electric Co....

Dear Problem Lady – October 2017

I know I should mulch my garden to help my plants survive winter – protect their roots and help them retain moisture – but...

CHRS Warren Street Walking Tour

Tennessee Avenue, Warren Street and C Street, NE have it all--fascinating history, famous architects, excellent architecture, including tiny houses, and all nearby. Of particular...

Capitol Hill Garden Club Spreads Garden Love

Introducing the Capitol Hill Garden Club: it’s local, it’s free, and it’s a fun way to share your love of gardening with other people...

Real Estate Matters – October 2017

Reverse Mortgages The conversations that come up with Uber drivers … He has a house in Petworth that he does not want his kids to get...

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...

Dear Problem Lady – September 2017

What do you know about using milk as a fertilizer, specifically on tomato plants? My neighbor insists that milk is a good fertilizer. He...

Got Food Waste?

Have you ever thought about how much food your family wastes? As waste disposal becomes an ever greater environmental, health, and social issue, cities...