‘Rich Soil’: A Must-See at Hillwood Gardens

December 30, 2021

Looking for a splendid and thought-provoking outdoor sculpture walk in the nation’s capital during these cabin fever times? Through Jan. 9, the Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens’ “Rich Soil” exhibit […]

Beyond the Studio with Smithsonian Gardens

April 28, 2019

Hear from professionals who work in the arts, then sharpen your own creative skills with a hands-on activity related to the speaker’s expertise. Please register online at AmericanArt.si.edu/calendar ($10 materials […]

Meet the Gardener: Getting Ready for Spring

March 3, 2019

Welcoming our Georgetown neighbors to continue the conversation with Josh Meyer, our Director of Buildings, Gardens & Grounds, as we look forward to spring blooms and discuss preventive maintenance.

Compost Tea for Healthy Soil & Healthy Gardens

June 10, 2018

As part of the Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Digging Deeper series: in 2011, Nancy Gray Pyne hired the New Jersey-based firm, F2 Environmental Design. Andrea Filippone is a boxwood […]

Boxwood for the Future


As part of the Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Digging Deeper series: Andrea Filippone is a boxwood expert who is on a crusade to get people to move beyond the […]

Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Tour


Explore four private in Georgetown, Chevy Chase, and Silver Spring, MD, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. Highlights include a wisteria-clad Zuri deck, unique sculptures, artful screening […]

Tudor Place Annual Spring Garden Party

May 9, 2018

The 26th Annual Spring Garden Party at Tudor Place will take place Wednesday, May 23. The annual fundraiser supporting the 1816 National Historic Landmark museum, is chaired by Amy Gross […]

A Tale of Two Gardens And Their Gardeners

May 2, 2018

‘CLOSER TO GOD’ It’s no great mystery why Susan Pillsbury has a passion for gardens. “I’m English,” she gushes in her kitchen, pouring tea into an exquisite floral cup. “Our […]

Dumbarton Oaks Gardens Closed for 8 Months

July 12, 2017

On Monday, July 10, the gardens at Georgetown’s Dumbarton Oaks — the Harvard-owned research library that exhibits Byzantine and Pre-Columbian art and artifacts in a pavilion designed by Philip Johnson […]