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Rethink Energy: Green Home & Garden Tour — June 3

This regularly-scheduled sponsored column is written by the Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy team (AIRE). This county program helps you make smart energy decisions that save you money and leaves a lighter footprint on the environment.

Spring is the home improvement season.

Mark your calendar for the 2018 Green Home & Garden Tour to get inspiration from some of Arlington’s most beautiful and environmentally-friendly homes and gardens.

The tour is sponsored by Arlington County’s Office of Sustainability and Environmental Management, EcoAction Arlington and the Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Many of these homes have participated in Arlington’s Green Home Choice, StormwaterWise and Solar Co-op programs. This tour also features a rooftop vegetable garden, a Community Garden, and a sustainable landscape management resource.

Homeowners, designers and builders will be available during the tour to share their green construction and landscaping experiences. Twelve sites will be showcased on this year’s tour.

What: The 16th Annual Green Home and Garden Tour

When: June 3, 1-5 p.m. rain or shine

Where: Various sites throughout the County. In-person registration will be available from 12:30-4 p.m. at the Walter Reed Community Center (2909 16th St S. Arlington)

For more information and to register, please visit: EcoActionArlington.org.

A $5 entrance fee will support EcoAction Arlington’s conservation efforts.

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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