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Saturday, August 18, 2018

As the Worm Turns

I confess, I’m obsessed with my worms. I am fascinated with what they like, and don’t. While I’m a longtime composter, I started vermiculture composting...

Dear Problem Lady

Right now in the midst of a winter thaw, my garden sprouted countless shoots of Autumn Clematis. I used to have a crush on...

New Home Purchase Orientation

Prepare to purchase a new home by attending a free Pre-Purchase Orientation to learn about the District of Columbia’s home buying incentives and affordable...

2018 Eagle Cam Live

A pair of Bald Eagles have returned to their nest in a Tulip Poplar tree high above the Azalea collection in the US Arboretum....

Annual Ladies’ Ace Hardware Night 

In partnership with the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVTCID), Fifth Street Ace Hardware, 1055 Fifth St. NW, is hosting their Seventh Annual...

20 Years of Capitol Hill Gardens

I moved from Mount Pleasant to North Carolina Avenue between Ninth and 10th streets, just west of Lincoln Park, 20 years ago. Since then...

Real Estate Matters

Love Your Home A wise woman at a party at Eastern Market’s North Hall once told me that there are only two real emotions: love...

Botanical Garden’s Scout Day

On Feb. 4, 2 to 4 p.m., come to the Garden and participate in hands-on plant activities to work towards elements in a number...

Winter Beauty in Your Landscape

Frost has withered even our toughest annuals. Our show-stopping perennials have had their final encore and the ghostly silhouettes of stark leafless trees have...

Dear Problem Lady

A Christmas cactus arrived at my house, in full bloom, just before Christmas. It is still blooming. What care does it need? Our town...