Georgetown Garden Tour an Inspiration, Despite Rain  

May 9, 2022

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 […]

Loving Mother Earth at Volta Park

April 25, 2022

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 […]

Weekend Round Up, April 21 – 24

April 21, 2022

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 […]

Between Raindrops, Tudor Place Salutes Georgetown Garden Club

October 3, 2021

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 […]

Tudor Place Garden Party Moves to September

March 3, 2021

Normally held in May, the Georgetown historic site’s gala has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22, in accordance with health guidelines.

Tennis, Anyone? Soon at Montrose Park

September 10, 2020

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.  

2020 Garden Tour Is Shelved

April 22, 2020

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 […]

Gardening: Green Balm for Code-Red Times

April 8, 2020

“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 […]

Montrose Park’s Memorial Sphere Vandalized

August 12, 2019

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.

Lush Garden Rooms Beguile on Garden Tour

May 13, 2019

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.