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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...

Getting Involved in Gardening on the Hill

There is an urban legend that circulates this time of year. It warns enthusiastic garden folks that it takes years, decades even, to get...

Kitchen Renovation in a Historic District Home

Washington D.C. has over 30 designated neighborhood historic districts spread over all four quadrants of the city including Capitol Hill. Architect Bruce Wentworth, AIA...

Frager’s Garden Center Re-Opens this Month

Just like the eagles returning to their nests along the Anacostia River, gardeners are ready to return to their favorite plant and garden centers....

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...

History: Capitol Hill Alley Dwellings

Washington DC is home to a large number of historical alleys. Many of those alleys are located on Capitol Hill and are thriving as...

DC Water Financial Assistance Extended

The DC Water financial assistance programs introduced this past year are being extended through September 2020. These programs are jointly funded by DC Water...

House Expo 2019 

On Oct. 26, CHRS will hold a free House Expo at Eastern Market’s North Hall featuring a wide variety of home service exhibitors plus presentations on...

The Blue Castle

You may have wondered about the large blue building standing in the Navy Yard at 8th and M streets SE. What is its purpose...