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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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.

How to turn a small, open space into a comfortable place to read and watch television.

Researchers and real estate experts say people are aware of potential risks in smart homes — and are willing to accept them.

Backyard theater: Outdoor TVs, projector systems have come a long way

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Try The Big Supermarket Shop to reap rewards all week in the kitchen

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Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.

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Eriophyid mites move from shrub to shrub on the breeze, wreaking havoc on large groupings of plants.

Nursery trees and shrubs come in three ‘flavors’: how to choose between bare-root, balled-and-burlapped or container-grown

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The first error: setting myself up for failure by choosing the wrong kinds of plants.

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Clean up the sawdust and wait for them to die on their own.

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