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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Five Things to Know When Remodeling an Historic Home

Remodeling an historic house in Washington presents many challenges, but also abundant rewards. Data from Realtor.com and the National Register of Historic Places indicates...

Vertical Gardening in the 21st Century

The Smithsonian Associates’ March program, “Vertical Gardens,” sold out in advance. About 120 gardeners of all ages spent two hours in the S. Dillon...

DC’s List of Recyclable Items Expands, but Plastic Bags are Out!

Confused by what can and can’t be recycled? Does the list of “acceptable” recyclables at your workplace differ from what the DC Department of...

Beware the Tiny Hitchhikers

Creeping, crawling, feeding under the covers of night. They move in swiftly, only to retreat soon after to the safety of cracks and crevices....

Up on the Roof

DC rooftops are busy places. A flyover of the District shows a growing mosaic of rooftop terraces, solar panels, green roofs – and increasingly,...

Annual Ladies’ Hardware Night 

In partnership with the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVTCID), Fifth Street Ace Hardware, 1055 Fifth St. NW, is hosting their Seventh Annual...

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...

Home Buying Orientations

Attend a free Pre-Purchase Orientation to learn about the District of Columbia’s home buying incentives and affordable housing options. Pre-purchase Home Buying Orientations are...

Winter Is Garden-Planning Season

With the holidays over, the rest of winter will fly by. Don’t miss the chance to follow the advice of American horticultural giant Liberty...

Dear Problem Lady – January 2017

What is the best after-care for a beautiful Poinsettia? –– After its blooms have fallen, instead of trying to provide the water, light, and temperature...