Kids Korner: Georgetown Garden Tour  and Pools 

June 15, 2022

O Street News May 2022    I walked in the rain puddles to see the Georgetown Garden Tour. The Tour had many gardens this year, so I had to walk ALL […]

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 […]

92nd Georgetown Garden Tour, Saturday, May 7 

May 4, 2022

Does a flower bloom when there’s no one to see it? Of course, but it’s such a pleasure to see those pale yellows and vibrant reds and dusty pinks at […]

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 […]

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.

The Georgetown Garden Tour at 91: Wiser and Spicier

May 9, 2019

This year’s seven gardens, ranging from the majestic to smaller, cleverly designed spaces, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.

Weekend Round Up May 9, 2019


Don’t forget: Sunday is Mother’s Day, with flower-forward workshops at Milk Bar, the Lemon Collective and the Farm at 55 M Street.

Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Tour

June 10, 2018

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 […]

Weekend Round Up May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

This Saturday, May 12, the day before Mother’s Day, the 90th Georgetown Garden Tour will feature eight exquisite gardens with varying styles, scale and intriguing histories.

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 […]