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Friday, October 23, 2020

Dwell

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....

Garden Menagerie

As every residential garden designer knows, a homeowner’s pets are your clients too. Pets’ well-being, habits, quirks, and age need to be taken into...

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...

Eagle Cam Goes Live

The Arboretum’s pair of Bald Eagles have returned to their nest in a Tulip Poplar tree high above the Azalea collection. “Mr. President” and...

Botanical Illustrator Alice Tangerini

The West Wing of the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany in the National Museum of Natural History houses 4.8 million dried pressed plants, the oldest...

Paint Collection at DC Armory

PaintCare is hosting a special one-day paint collection event at the DC Armory (Lot #3) on Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. District...

Love Your House?

Of course you do! But true love requires a commitment. Under your roof is your home, most people’s most valuable asset. You can easily...

Common Issues in Rowhouse Flat Roofs

Here on Capitol Hill the vast majority of roofs are flat. Flat roofs are common to commercial buildings, but residential flat roofs are rare...

Light Up Your Life with Affordable and Energy-Efficient LED Bulbs

CFLs, LEDs, lumens, and Kelvins. The simple process of buying a lightbulb seems to have become a lot more complicated in recent years. Fortunately...

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,...