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Sunday, December 9, 2018

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...

Dear Problem Lady

What’s in the powder that florists supply to make cut flowers last longer? Sugar, acid, and bleach. Sugar gives nutrients to the flowers, acid maintains...

Garden Menagerie

As every residential garden designer knows, a homeowner’s pets are your clients too. Pets’ well-being, habits, quirks, and age need to be taken into...

The New Climate Challenges in Our Washington Gardens

Over the past decade spring has been anything but predictable. How does an avid gardener adjust? This new, unpredictable climate seems to be the...

Real Estate Matters – April 2017

Insulation Science I recently had the not awesome experience of staying in a hotel room with no soundproofing between the walls. Lying there, really wishing...

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...

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...

From Termites to Tremendous

For years, people wondered whether the old clapboard building at 232 9th Street, SE, was haunted. The 118-year-old house had certainly seen better days....

Weeding Out: DCRA is Cracking Down on Overgrown Grass and Weeds

Summer is here, finally. The smell of freshly cut grass stimulates our senses and memories of the joys of summer, warmer weather, picnics and...

Great Capitol Hill Gardens

The Two-for-One Garden Is a Study in Bipartisanship Two properties at 12 and 14 Fifth St. NE have made a practical practice of the old...