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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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,...

Garden Menagerie

As every residential garden designer knows, a homeowner’s pets are your clients too. Pets’ well-being, habits, quirks, and age need to be taken into...

Garden Spot: What’s Bugging You?

Recently, with all the talk about how our garden practices may be harming bees and pollinating insects, the discussion of beneficial insects has again...

Dear Garden Problem Lady – 2017

I heard that a garden in a pot should contain just three things – “a Thriller, a Filler, and a Spiller.” Meaning what? Fine Gardening...

Frager’s Joins ‘A Few Good Hardware Stores’

Nearly 100 years ago, a man named Fritz “Frank” Frager got laid off from work at the Navy Yard in DC. It was the...

Real Estate Matters – September 0917

Need to Reset? Having high standards and expectations is great for yourself, your employees, sports teams, Rose’s Luxury. But sometimes, like when you’re looking for...

Capitol Hill Is Getting Older

Not to be flip, and not to be disrespectful, but many of our Capitol Hill neighbors are … mature, and they’re getting more mature...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Can I grow a knockout rose in a pot? As Jim Shelar, a master of gardening in pots, so succinctly puts it, “What have you...

Light Up Your Life with Affordable and Energy-Efficient LED Bulbs

CFLs, LEDs, lumens, and Kelvins. The simple process of buying a lightbulb seems to have become a lot more complicated in recent years. Fortunately...

Real Estate Matters – July 2017

Summer Sales It’s hard to avoid brown lawns during the summer months, but do what you can to keep things verdant and pretty. All outdoor...