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Washington Home & Garden Show Coming to DC

Washington Home & Garden Show Coming to DC

Looking to transform your home with inspiration from HGTV? You're in luck because the Washington Home & Garden Show is coming to the DC area March 9-11 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Place NW.

1 House, 23 Designers, 37 Days, 1 Great Cause

1 House, 23 Designers, 37 Days, 1 Great Cause

 

DC Design House Announces 2012 Designers

DC Design House committee members including designer liaison Taylor Wells, Jean Seline and Karen Beiley along with designers David Mitchell, Skip Sroka, Nancy Colbert and Anne Lambeth recently announced the designers selected for the 5th Annual DC Design House at 4951 Rockwood Parkway, NW, Washington, DC, benefiting Children’s National Medical Center.

The designers along with rooms they’ll be designing in the order of the flow of the tour are below:

Space 1 outside entry – Blake Dunlevy & Gina Benincasa of D&A Dunlevy Landscape Architecture (Barnesville MD)

Space 2 foyer and staircase - Matthew Moore of John Matthew Moore Fine Art (McLean VA) 

2012 Northern VA Housing Expo Set for March 24 in Arlington

From NoVA Housing Expo:

Explore The First President's Garden at Green Spring Gardens

Explore The First President's Garden at Green Spring Gardens

From Fairfax County:

For more than 150 years people have studied, researched and dug the earth for clues that have helped make Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, one of the most accurately restored 18th century estates in America. On Sunday, February 5, 2012 Dean Norton, the director of horticulture at the Mount Vernon Estate, will talk about the beauty, use and importance of the site’s gardens and landscape.

One More Chance to Recycle Your Christmas Tree - Jan. 21

One More Chance to Recycle Your Christmas Tree - Jan. 21

From the City of Alexandria:

The City of Alexandria reminds residents to recycle their holiday Christmas trees.  Residents who receive City trash service should place trees for recycling pick-up at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 21.  Please remember to remove plastic bags, stands, and ornaments from trees, so that they can be properly recycled.  Any trees set out at the curb after January 21 will be collected as part of regular refuse collection services and will not be recycled.  For more information call the Department of Transportation & Environmental Services (T&ES), Solid Waste Division at 703.746.4410.

Winter Series At Gardens Keeps Spring Alive

From Fairfax County:

You may not be actively working in your garden during the cold months, but winter is a great time to explore new garden techniques and learn about your garden plants. The Harry Allen Winter Lecture Series brings that opportunity to you at Green Spring Gardens.

The lectures take place on Sunday afternoons in January, February and March. They provide opportunities to meet authors, garden designers, scientists and garden enthusiasts on the cutting edge of horticulture. Refreshments and time to meet the speakers are provided after the lectures.