A northern Virginia woman was surprised to find out one ornament on her live Christmas tree decided to deck the halls by unleashing dozens of tiny insects.
Every year, garden clubs from all over Maryland decorate trees for display at Maryland’s State House throughout the holidays. Here’s a sampling of what visitors can expect to find. See photos.
Between the holiday gifts, parties, plane tickets and other expenses, a pricey Christmas tree is probably one of the last items on which families want to overspend.
Whether it’s the candles on a menorah or the needles on a cut Christmas tree, there are possible holiday hazards the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Institute of Standards and Technology want everyone to think about.
Thousands of faithful and dignitaries have attended the lighting of the giant Christmas tree outside the Church of the Nativity in the traditional birthplace of Jesus.
With the most wonderful time of the year on the way, WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath has some care tips for your Christmas tree and other tree-related advice.
President Donald Trump led a countdown for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree.
Watch a livestream as the 2018 Capitol Christmas tree is delivered at the West Lawn of the Capitol Building.
WTOP gardening editor Mike McGrath answers questions on where to shop for a healthy Christmas tree, which products are safe for salting sidewalks, how to treat poinsettias and more.
A 19 ½-foot-tall Fraser fir has made its way from North Carolina to D.C., and is being presented at the White House Monday.
Amazon says the Christmas trees, including Douglas firs and Norfolk Island pines, will be bound and shipped without water in the usual sort of box.
With Christmas come and gone, it’s time to say goodbye to your lovely tree. Here’s what D.C.-area residents need to know about recycling that pine.
Putting up the Christmas tree at home may be a source of joy for many, but for people with allergies, it may also be a source of sniffles.
Ready for a great Christmas tree? WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath has a few tips on how to keep your fir fresh and more.
It’s important to pick the right Christmas tree, but making sure it’s safely secured to your car is even more important.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.