Yes it was raining. Yes the blooms were drooping. Yes one had to juggle umbrellas trying not to poke people while negotiating the often narrow garden gates and hidden street […]
For Earth Day, the Citizens Association of Georgetown began the Orthodox Easter morning with a neighborhood clean-up and scavenger hunt, partnered with Georgetown University, on April 24. With earth-loving booths […]
This weekend is full of lots of things to do, including Saturday’s Georgetown House Tour, FilmFestDC and a celebration of Atlas Performing Arts Center’s anniversary. We also have a special […]
Despite an earlier burst of heavy showers, the evening of Sept. 22 provided a dry celebration of the 29th Annual Garden Party for the historic Tudor House Museum and Gardens […]
Normally held in May, the Georgetown historic site’s gala has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22, in accordance with health guidelines.
The hope is to have the two brand-new, green-surfaced courts open to the public by the end of September, depending on the weather.
They are gorgeous. Intimate. Grand. Colorful. Hidden. And they will remain so until next May. They are the gardens of the Georgetown Garden Tour, an annual springtime event that lets […]
“No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.” So sayeth Thomas Jefferson. And though just a […]
The sphere was installed in 1956 by the Georgetown Garden Club as a memorial to Sarah Louisa Rittenhouse, who lobbied Congress from 1904 to 1911 to buy the Montrose estate for a public park.
Those on the May 11 tour, organized by the Georgetown Garden Club, took in not only trees, plantings and flowers but pools, fountains, statuary and garden furniture.