Best known for most extensive collection of Russian Imperial art outside of Russia.
National Cherry Blossom Festival March 20 – April 17, 2016
Washington, DC Dumbarton Oaks Located in residential Georgetown, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens was designed by landscape architect Beatrix Jones Farrand. The ten acres are a mix of traditional English, Italian and French styles, with plants chosen for year-round interest. A series of terraces and gardens include the Star Garden, Green Garden, Beech Terrace, Urn Terrace, formal […]
Washington, DC Fall Foliage – Peak Viewing Times To find out where and when the best times and places are for viewing fall foliage color changes this year, call the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service phone hotline: 800-354-4595 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 800-354-4595 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit the above Web link. If you want to know why […]
Washington, DC, DC Smithsonians Gardens The Smithsonian Institution has some wonderful gardens.Mary Livingston Ripley Garden: located between the Arts and Industries Building and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, features seasonal plantings and a miniature bulb collection.Kathrine Dulin Folger Rose Garden: located west of the Arts and Industries Building.Enid A. Haupt Garden: located between the […]
Washington, DC, DC The United States National Arboretum Some of the Arboretum’s most notable collections include the Aquatic Garden, the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum, the National Herb Garden, and the Friendship Garden. The Asian Collections The 13 acres of the Asian Collections are some of the Arboretum’s most dramatic. The terrain slopes steeply from […]
Washington, DC, DC United States Botanic Garden The USBG includes the Conservatory and Bartholdi Park. The Conservatory features a wide variety of living exhibits, including seasonal exhibits. Approximately 4,000 plants are on display. Bartholdi Park is an outdoor garden demonstration landscape and includes the historic Bartholdi Fountain. [ info ]