September 27, 1976. The Victorian Garden behind the Castle opens to the public. The public promptly complains that the cherry blossoms are not in bloom. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: September 27, 1976
Not every non-native plant is an invasive bully, but the worst offenders create terrible damage. Horticulturalist James Gagliardi lists the top six to avoid. Continue reading Attack of the killer kudzu!
The Kathrine Dulin Folger rose garden is at its gorgeous peak. Click through for a slide show of beautiful photos by John Gibbons. Continue reading A rose by any other name would still be spectacular
Beginning Feb. 3, the Horticulture Services Division is offering a series of In-Service Training sessions for staff and volunteers interested in learning more about creating and sustaining public gardens and green spaces. Continue reading Public gardens and the public good
Enjoy a summer stroll through the picture-perfect Enid A. Haupt Garden and take a peek into the past at the same time. Continue reading Postcards from the past
The Smithsonian’s third annual Garden Fest takes “The Scenic Route” with free, family-friendly activities for adults and children on Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Enid A. Haupt Garden, the public rooftop garden that occupies four acres between the Castle and Independence Avenue in Washington, D.C.
Continue reading Take “The Scenic Route” at Garden Fest