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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Dear Problem Lady – September 2017

What do you know about using milk as a fertilizer, specifically on tomato plants? My neighbor insists that milk is a good fertilizer. He...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

Letting the Sunshine In

If you’re a DC homeowner, chances are that you’re aware of the money saving advantages of adding solar energy to your home. While installing...

Schemes to Make Real Your Home Dreams

Did you know that I love music? Rap, R&B, rock, that one country song (you know the one, I forget the name) and of...

Get Help With DCRA Contractor Rating System

Getting work done on your home or business can be an anxious road to travel. How can you be sure the contractor is dependable?...

Volunteer at Kenilworth Park

On Saturday, June 22, 9 a.m. to noon, volunteer at Kenilworth Park (1550 Anacostia Ave. NE) for a morning of park stewardship. Participate in a...