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Dear Problem Garden Lady

We always spend winters away. My husband insists, now that April’s here and we’re back home, that we have missed the correct time to...

Dwell – One Man’s Net-Zero Passion Project

On a chilly January morning I pulled up to an old stable located in an alley off of Florida Avenue in DC’s Trinidad neighborhood....

Real Estate Matters – March 2017

Cash or No, It’s Time to Buy When it comes to purchasing a home, you’ve got a number of things to consider – your cash...

BioBlitzing along the Anacostia Watershed

The Washington metro area has seen more than our share of rain lately. But, when the call to BioBlitz is sounded, rain or shine,...

Dear Problem Lady – September 2017

What do you know about using milk as a fertilizer, specifically on tomato plants? My neighbor insists that milk is a good fertilizer. He...

Dear Problem Lady – December 2017

My husband thinks oak leaves decompose too slowly to use them as leaf mulch. Do you agree? Yes. Oak leaves would work if combined with...

DOEE Offers Free Grant Writing Instruction

Have you ever wanted to learn how to write a compelling proposal or hone your grant-writing skills? Do you have a creative idea for...

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...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

When will the cherry trees by the Tidal Basin be best this year, do you think? The National Park Service says there is a wide...

It’s A Wrap: Hill Residential Real Estate 2017

2017 was another bumper year for residential real estate in Washington DC and on Capitol Hill. Indeed, Ward 6 has to be one of...