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Homes & Gardens

The White House Grounds’ Remarkable Continuity of Care

The White House grounds are a unique example of American residential landscape design, embodying writer Nora Gallagher’s observation that “the road to the sacred...

FoodPrints in the Classroom

“I want more broccoli!” That’s certainly not a common childhood refrain, but it’s one I was amused to hear during a recent visit to...

DC Launches ReThread

That favorite sweater with the worn elbow. The dress that would be perfect were it just a tad looser around the waist, that shirt...

Season’s Greenings at the Botanic Garden

Season’s Greenings is open every day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Jan. 1, 2018. Remember that the best things in life are free....

A Victorian Reimagined

This 1895 row house in Washington’s Bloomingdale neighborhood was reasonably well maintained over the years, but several interior renovations had left it with oddly-laid-out...

Weeding Out: DCRA is Cracking Down on Overgrown Grass and Weeds

Summer is here, finally. The smell of freshly cut grass stimulates our senses and memories of the joys of summer, warmer weather, picnics and...

A Breakout Year for Clean Decisions

Local businessman Will Avila could not believe it when he heard that his business, Clean Decisions, had been selected as a participant in Unlocked...

Dear Problem Lady

It rained hard yesterday. Half our peonies, some still in bud, have fallen over. I forgot to stake them properly. What can I do...

CHRS House & Garden Tour

The CHRS 61st annual House & Garden Tour takes place Mother’s Day weekend, May 12 from 4 to 7 p.m.; and May 13 from...

Five Mortgage Loan Programs That Help You Win!

The multitude of factors that feed into buying a home in the District are enough to send your head spinning for days, especially for...