Green Spring Gardens Beauty and History

Flora3 Green Spring

Green Spring Gardens packs a lot into its 31 acres—demonstration gardens, horticulture center and library, ponds, paths, and a Historic House built in 1780. Like Vienna’s Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, it’s a … Read more

Trace American History at Alexandria’s Carlyle House

Alexandria's Carlyle House Virginia

Alexandria’s Carlyle House preserves an interesting portrait of American history, from the beginnings of our nation through the American Civil War. The historic mansion was home to wealthy Virginia merchant John Carlyle and is a beautiful example … Read more

Peaceful River Farm in Alexandria Virginia

Peaceful River Farm Alexandria Virginia

Soothing Potomac River views and the colors of nature welcome visitors to peaceful River Farm, part of George Washington’s original farmland in Alexandria Virginia. River Farm is headquarters to the American Horticultural … Read more