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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...

Habitat: An Inaugural Smithsonian Gardens Exhibition

For the first time in Smithsonian Gardens history, a campus-wide exhibition that covers 14 sites both indoors and out, has opened to the public....

Dear Garden Lady

Are begonias perennials or annuals? In the tropics they are perennials. Here they cannot survive our winters, unless brought indoors. My daughter says I should buy...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Is butterfly weed the same as butterfly bush? I’ve been reading about native plants, and apparently butterfly weed attracts lots of butterflies and also...

Bob Sonderman Awarded Preservation Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert Sonderman received the Individual Lifetime Achievement Award at the DC Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation in a May 8 ceremony at DAR...

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...

Flowers for Lincoln Park

Three-foot-tall concrete urns – 17 of them – sat in Lincoln Park empty for decades. I saw them daily when I moved to Capitol...

New Home Purchase Orientation

Prepare to purchase a new home by attending a free Pre-Purchase Orientation to learn about the District of Columbia’s home buying incentives and affordable...

The Old Naval Hospital: The Hill Center is full of history

Construction of the Old Naval Hospital began in 1864 in response to the critical need for hospital care during the Civil War, but the...

It’s A Wrap: Hill Residential Real Estate 2017

2017 was another bumper year for residential real estate in Washington DC and on Capitol Hill. Indeed, Ward 6 has to be one of...