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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 Problem Lady – May 2017

I oversee the maintenance at a local private garden. For the past two springs, the multitude of daffodils planted in 2012 have not flowered...

The Historic Masonry Construction of Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is a neighborhood built with brick. Almost every street is lined with colorful row homes built about 100 years ago. Though most...

Settling Into A Delightfully Relaxing May Garden

Spring can be a bit overwhelming, especially in the life of a gardener. Early season garden tasks can become prodigious even for the best...

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....

Captivating Entries

Capitol Hill has been compared to a village, a finely integrated community, a place to call home. Perhaps one of the most alluring parts...

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...

Common Issues in Rowhouse Flat Roofs

Here on Capitol Hill the vast majority of roofs are flat. Flat roofs are common to commercial buildings, but residential flat roofs are rare...

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...