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Friday, February 21, 2020

Our River: The Anacostia

This is the time of year when many of us like to sit back and think about next year’s gardens and plantings around the...

Corralling the Single-Use Plastic Monster

Cups, napkins, plates, serving dishes, serving spoons, cutlery, tablecloths, decorations, and leftover food - parties bring on ample opportunity for single use plastic and...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Our garden is very sunny – until the street trees get their leaves.  Then it is a true shade garden. My husband says this...

Living Greener

From incentives to purchase greener appliances and windows to installing rain barrels and solar panels, it sometimes seems that most greening initiatives are tailored...

Santa Comes to Frager’s Hardware

To celebrate the newly redesigned Foliage shop, Frager’s is hosting two holiday open houses to kick off the season. Customers are invited to join...

The Capitol Hill Garden Club presents Dear Garden Problem Lady

This year I will get my spring bulbs planted on time – that is, before Thanksgiving – but I forget whether I should water...

An Architectural Emergency and How Not to Create One

Architectural emergencies are rare and usually created by a homeowner. Having been in the involved as an architect in residential work for more than...

Fruit and Fellowship in Our Urban Village

One morning earlier in this summer a peach tree branch cascaded to the middle of the sidewalk leading to our steps, evoking the cover...

Volunteer at Fort Stanton Park

On the first Saturday of every month starting Nov. 2, help remove trash and invasive plants from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet in...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I want my 3 Butterfly Weed plants to spread. Each has big seedpods full of seeds. Should I plant the seeds individually, or just...
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