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Real Estate Matters

How Will the Tax Plan Affect Homebuying? I was asked how the new tax plan will affect homebuying, and the short answer is that I...

Masonry Care Seminar, Jan 20

GL Barnhart Construction and W.S. Jenks & Sons are hosting a discussion on historic home masonry care and maintenance at 910 Bladensburg Rd. NE...

Remember Snowmageddon?

If you were here at the time, you know what I am talking about. Remember the impact on your roof and gutters? Or maybe...

Season’s Greenings at the Botanic Garden

Season’s Greenings is open every day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Jan. 1, 2018. Remember that the best things in life are free....

Leaf Collection Season Starts

Through Jan. 12, the DC Department of Public Works (DPW) will collect and compost nearly 8,000 tons of leaves throughout the District. This is...

DC’s PaintCare program turns 1!

November marks the one-year anniversary of PaintCare Inc’s operations in DC Why is this such a milestone?  Imagine a swimming pool that’s 25 feet...

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...

Earth Matters

First it was bicycling and then it was canning, and now, suddenly, composting is cool again. Folks across the District are composting, comparing notes,...

The White House Grounds’ Remarkable Continuity of Care

The White House grounds are a unique example of American residential landscape design, embodying writer Nora Gallagher’s observation that “the road to the sacred...

DC’s List of Recyclable Items Expands, but Plastic Bags are Out!

Confused by what can and can’t be recycled? Does the list of “acceptable” recyclables at your workplace differ from what the DC Department of...