15 Nov 2018


Weekend Chore: Get your leaves ready for pickup

It’s raking time again. Rake, check! Gloves, check! Advil, check! Now that they’ve been drenched with icy rain, sidewalk leaves will be that much more fun to rake up, but rake we must! DC Department of Public Works (DPW) recently sent out their yearly booklet about leaf collection schedule. We’re a little late on getting […]

27 Oct 2015


What to Do With Your Leaves, Part 2

Last week, when we were still young and full of hope and not so full of leaves that go crunch-crunch-crunch and inconvenience us all, I put together an initial post on what you can start doing with your leaves while the Department of Public Works rolls out their leaf-collection campaign, starting November 2nd, 2015. (You […]

12 Nov 2014


Leaf Collections on the Hill

It’s finally feeling like autumn in Washington, DC.  There’s a chill in the air, the smell of Pumpkin Spice Lattes floats in the breeze, and we no longer have to pull weeds and cut grass.  As the leaves turn brilliant shades of yellow, red, and orange, they fall gently to the earth.  Brilliantly-colored leaves that […]

28 Oct 2013

greenHILLhome: Leaf Collection Time

Fall foliage is beautiful – while it’s still on the trees. When all those leaves gradually fall to the ground (or are pelted down all at once by a rain storm) we feel compelled to gather them into piles.  You can do many things with these piles.  You can jump in them, completely negating your raking, […]

23 Oct 2013

Hill's Eye View: Share Your Shades of Autumn

Leaf collection doesn’t start in Ward 6 until November 3rd, but that’s not keeping them from falling. The acorns seem a foot deep outside my door, and the squirrels are pretty blissed out. Capture autumn on the Hill and share your photos with our Flickr group!

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