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Monday, October 14, 2019

Dear Problem Lady

By Is it too late in the season to plant flowers to attract butterflies and hummingbirds? Hummingbirds like asclepias tuberosa (butterfly weed) and most red...

Savoring Local Flavor at Garrison Restaurant

If you have been lucky enough to eat vegetables straight from the garden, you know there is no comparison between a fresh vegetable and...

Dear Problem Lady

It rained hard yesterday. Half our peonies, some still in bud, have fallen over. I forgot to stake them properly. What can I do...

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...

Dear Problem Lady

Can you please identify a flower I never noticed before – blooming in a great swath along the border above the back steps at...

DC Launches ReThread

That favorite sweater with the worn elbow. The dress that would be perfect were it just a tad looser around the waist, that shirt...

Can I Recycle This?

Can I recycle this? How many times have you asked yourself – or your favorite recycling guru – that question? Thanks to efforts by the DC...

Volunteers Needed to Join FrogWatch

Frogs have long been a part of our cultural and ecological DNA. From the time of our early childhood, we have sung “Froggy Went...

Frager’s Garden Center Open on Pennsylvania Avenue

Frager’s Garden Center has re-opened on Pennsylvania Avenue SE in the lot behind 1123-1129 Pennsylvania Ave SE, the building also housing Hype Café. 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...