A pear seedling selection named Bradford was cloned by the gazillion to become the ubiquitous street tree of America’s postwar suburban expansion. Then it turned invasive.

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Met exhibit explores furniture maker Chippendale and his legacy

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Thanks to technology, architects and builders are bringing more natural light into homes

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Fall’s the time for making compost, so get a bin to do it right

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We’re getting buried in pens, magnets and mugs that we didn’t want in the first place.

A Wyoming man who saw wildfire raging his way says he was prepared — and glad he defied evacuation orders so he could defend his home with just a sprinkler and garden hose

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Wyoming man says he’s glad he defied wildfire evacuation so he could defend his home using just a sprinkler and garden hose

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Lots of options available for kitchen chairs: If one doesn’t work, try another.

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An hour with the author of “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.”

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Linen, percale or sateen: Tips from the pros.

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“She’s somewhere between a therapist and Mary Poppins.”

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Tips from the pros on washing, drying and ironing fine bedding.

A trip to the Smithsonian Castle uncovers a model in foliage display and color harmonies.

Parting with end tables was easy. Dismantling my cooking life sliced into my soul a little.

New York writer Erin Boyle has learned to maximize the tiny space she shares with her husband and two small children.

A pear seedling selection named Bradford was cloned by the gazillion to become the ubiquitous street tree of America’s postwar suburban expansion. Then it turned invasive.

Plastic lumber doesn’t have the strength of real wood, and needs support.

The Washington Post's home and design writer hosts a live chat every week for readers.

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