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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Spring’s Relentless Fury

Planning and Planting Around a Finicky Season Spring for all of its beauty and wondrous renewal can be dark, often voracious. Plants have to grow...

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...

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...

Real Estate Matters – September 0917

Need to Reset? Having high standards and expectations is great for yourself, your employees, sports teams, Rose’s Luxury. But sometimes, like when you’re looking for...

Ask the Hill Historian: Naval Lodge Number 4

The Masonic Naval Lodge at 330 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE is an important institution established in the early years of the creation of the city....

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...

Frager’s Joins ‘A Few Good Hardware Stores’

Nearly 100 years ago, a man named Fritz “Frank” Frager got laid off from work at the Navy Yard in DC. It was the...

Aging in Place

Living in a neighborhood like Capitol Hill that’s populated with lots of adjoined townhomes offers unique design possibilities for homeowners lucky enough to own...

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 Garden Problem Lady,

Does cold winter weather stimulate dormant spring bulbs to grow roots? No, autumn weather does that. We plant spring bulbs in the fall because the...