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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Community Gardening In Barrack’s Row

July is here and as we prepare to salute our troops and celebrate the Fourth of July, we may find ourselves passing by the...

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...

A Victorian Reimagined

This 1895 row house in Washington’s Bloomingdale neighborhood was reasonably well maintained over the years, but several interior renovations had left it with oddly-laid-out...

Got Too Much Stuff?

“My house doesn’t have enough storage space.” Sound familiar? Capitol Hill houses are notorious for being small with a dearth of closets. Hill residents...

Season’s Greenings: All Aboard the U.S. Botanic Garden Holiday Show

The 2018 annual U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) holiday exhibit will open on Thanksgiving Day and will run through New Year’s Day, January 1, 2019....

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...

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 Garden Problem Lady – 2017

I heard that a garden in a pot should contain just three things – “a Thriller, a Filler, and a Spiller.” Meaning what? Fine Gardening...

Real Estate Matters

Spring is when the real estate market goes crazy ‘round these parts. Sellers feel like their home will sell for more when the trees...

New Year, New Environment, New You

Hey, 2016, don’t let the door hit you on your way out. And to you, dear 2017, we welcome you with open arms and...