Real Gardens

Late-Summer Scenes from DC

At the National Arboretum in late August:

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Joe-Pye Weed and Crapemyrtle blooming in the Gotelli Dwarf Conifer Collection.

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Behind a wildflower meadow, the Capitol Columns.  They once held up the U.S. Capitol.

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Around the Friendship House, plant and design ideas for residential gardens.

In the National Gallery’s Scultpure Garden in Late August:
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Black-eyed Susans and Crapemyrtle blooming, with the fountains in the background.  The pool is used for ice-skating in the winter.

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Alexander Calder’s Cheval Rouge (Red Horse), behind a bed of Hollyhock and Japanese Anemone in bloom.

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Tony Smith’s Moondog with blooming Crapemyrtles.

Posted by on September 13, 2014 at 10:16 am, in the category Real Gardens.
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