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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

C.R.I.S.P Farmshare & Markets

Saturdays, 11 AM to 3 PM at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE; Wednesdays, 3 to 6 PM at Kelly Miller Middle School, 301 49th...

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...

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....

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...

“O Say Can You See” Garden Sculpture Creation Complete

After three weeks of weaving work, the Patrick Dougherty sculpture at US Botanic Garden is complete. The sculpture, woven from thousands of plant saplings...

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....

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...

Galvanized Piping Problems

Many Capitol Hill homes are over 100 years old, yet most were built with freshwater piping systems that have a relatively short life expectancy....

National Building Museum’s Big Build

The National Building Museum’s Big Build is on Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is an interactive, fun-for-all-ages celebration of our built...

You’re Gonna Eat That?

“What are you doing there in that dirt? Never seen a sista getting all dirty like that before.” Points at the basil: “What is...