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Saturday, December 15, 2018

DC Open Doors: Homebuyers’ Info

Statistics prove that homebuyer education contributes to successful homeownership. On Oct. 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m., learn how to purchase a home in the...

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...

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...

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...

Making Produce Last

Now that you’ve scored some of the season's freshest goodies, you will want to keep them as long as possible. When it comes to...

Creative Housing Options Explored at CHV Symposium

Whether it’s supplementing one’s income, getting a house-mate, getting help with household chores, or moving into a co-housing building, Capitol Hill seniors are exploring...

How to Deal with Mold

Mold. If you’re a homeowner or landlord, it’s not a word you want to hear. Yet in older homes mold can be quite common....

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,...

Three Sisters, Four Brothers: Growing as a Family for Greater Success

Often, when we plan our garden, we focus solely on what we want to get out of it, or at least that’s what I...

Dear Problem Lady – February 2017

We forgot to prune our beautiful lacecap hydrangeas and are now wondering whether we should still do it this late. Or have we missed...