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In Fauquier County, one family is decking the halls with evergreen country elegance.
More compact, hardier Red Hollies rise up to challenge the two hollies that long dominated the landscape.
Shopping for the holidays in Middleburg, where the stores and restaurants (many in buildings dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries) are dressed in pine garlands and twinkling lights.
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How to bring a bit of Fauquier country charm to your Christmas.
The Asian vegetable bok choy finds its way to our salad bowls and skillets.
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A Fairfax woman wants to convert her husband’s “bachelor pad” into a more sophisticated living room.
Company worked with a composer on its newest appliance lines, seeking a more “harmonious” sound.
Bring some extra meaning to the season with these fresh ways to celebrate.
For anyone on your list who likes to garden, cook, or simply eat well, here’s a shopping bag of books.
A blight is killing boxwood shrubs, so be make sure you know the origin of the boughs you hang this Christmas.
One idea, Jeanne Huber suggests, is to paint the end wall a darker, warmer color than the side walls.
An Arlington homeowner thinks his living room needs a boost of color.
Getting organized could spare you unloved holiday traditions.
Wall-hung, postmodern alternatives to the Fraser fir are poised to enter the home-decorating mainstream.
Who says your tree has to be three-dimensional? Here are some modern alternatives.
The annual event features homes in the trendy Northwest Washington neighborhood.
At Schönbrunn Palace, unusual fruits that look vaguely familiar grow.
Grab an axe and try your hand at tree-cutting.
A tabletop tree can fill an apartment with Christmas spirit and a piney scent. Also, read tips on how to keep a tree fresh.
What to do to keep your house warm and safe for winter.
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