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Friday, November 22, 2019

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....

Volunteer at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is seeking interpretive volunteers to introduce visitors to the plethora of plants and animals who call the gardens home....

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...

Volunteer at Kenilworth Park

On Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to noon, spend the morning at Kenilworth Park removing invasive plants, collecting litter and working on other park-beautification projects....

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...

Herbal Ascension Yoga

If words like namaste, Om, asana and Shanti make you want to tune out of a conversation, you may want to tune back in....

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,...

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....

DC Council Passes Nation’s Most Progressive Clean Energy Bill

While DC may not have a vote in Congress, it does have the most far-reaching climate legislation in the country. On Tuesday, Dec. 18,...

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...