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Monday, July 22, 2019

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...

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...

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 – March 2017

How hot does it get in DC in the summer? It’s already been such a hot winter. –– Welcome, stranger! DC temperatures can exceed 100...

Getting Involved in Gardening this Summer

There is an urban legend that circulates this time of year. It warns enthusiastic garden folks that it takes years, decades even, to get...

Edibles in the Weeds

As we prepare our land and plan our gardens, we often rip up everything we see. “Everything that grows must go!” used to be...

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...

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...

Galley Kitchen Gets an Update

Kitchen & Family Room Remodeled in a Bungalow-Style Home Many older homes found on Capitol Hill, and in the Washington metropolitan area, have outdated galley...

Drought, Disease & Blight

What a wonderful summer it has been! Hot as ever, with long sunny days and a nice cool rain in the afternoon to ease...