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2016_AL_BBG53AL -- Birmingham -- Birmingham Botanic Garden
2017_AZ_DBG286AZ -- Phoenix -- Desert Botanical Garden
2009_CA_LAC_Arboretum165CA -- Arcadia -- LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
2009_CA_LAC_ArboretumA22CA -- Arcadia -- LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden -- Animals
Mostly peacocks and waterfowl.
2009_CA_LAC_ArboretumS52CA -- Arcadia -- LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden -- Historic Structures
2010_CA_RSABG55CA -- Claremont -- Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
2010_CA_Descanso111CA -- La Canada Flintridge -- Descanso Gardens
2015_CA_UCR_Botanic62CA -- Riverside -- University of California, Riverside Botanic Gardens
2014_CA_Sacramento_CapPkWP38CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- World Peace Rose Garden
2018_CA_Sacramento_CapPkWP57CA -- Sacramento -- Capitol Park -- World Peace Rose Garden
2006_CA_SDBotanical20CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Botanical Building
2008_CA_SDBotanical26CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Botanical Building
2009_CA_SDBotanical43CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Botanical Building
2012_CA_SDBotanical45CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Botanical Building
2017_CA_SDBotanical13CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Botanical Building
2009_CA_SDJFG42CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Japanese Friendship Garden
2008_CA_SDVMMC13CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
2009_CA_SDVMMC137CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
2006_CO_Denver_Botanic129CO -- Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
2006_CO_Denver_BotanCloud40CO -- Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield -- Cloud Forest Tree
2006_CO_Denver_BotanBronze25CO -- Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield -- Living Bronze sculptures by Robert Wick
These are pictures of artworks by Robert Wick. He likes to join the textures of earth, the life and vitality of plants, and the ideas of ultimate wisdom in his works. He works in bronze because of its permanence. His sculptures range in height from six to 18 feet and weigh up to 2,500 pounds.
2006_DC_Dumbarton62DC -- Dumbarton Oaks
2011_DC_Dumbarton1DC -- Dumbarton Oaks
The gardens at Dumbarton Oats don't open until 2pm on Sundays. There was quite a line to get in at opening time.
2013_DC_Dumbarton5DC -- Dumbarton Oaks
Just some shots from the street.
2018_DC_Blechman_18110343DC -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Event: An Afternoon with R. O. Blechman
An Afternoon with R. O. Blechman
The creator of what are now considered by many to be the earliest graphic novels, R. O. Blechman, will discuss his first work, The Juggler of Our Lady. This cartoon retelling of the medieval legend was first published in 1953 and later adapted into an award-winning...
2018_DC_Dumbarton_Museum17DC -- Dumbarton Oaks Museum
2018_DC_Dumbarton_Juggling33DC -- Dumbarton Oaks Museum -- Exhibit : Juggling the Middle Ages
Juggling the Middle Ages
October 16, 2018–February 28, 2019
See how one tale has transformed over time, captivating medieval and modern audiences alike with its enduring messages. Art is miraculous!
A humble juggler-turned-monk struggles to think of a gift worthy of the Virgin Mary, before delivering...
2011_DC_HillwoodO208DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Outside
2003_DC_Aquatic16DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2004_DC_Aquatic49DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Two visits to the place.
2006_DC_Aquatic72DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2007_DC_Aquatic78DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Several visits:
(070423) Before much was in bloom but it was worth a shot.
(070811) The lotus blossoms at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens were in their final days of splendor. Enjoy!
(070916) These were taken well after the lotus had bloomed but it's still a beautiful place.
2008_DC_Aquatic62DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2009_DC_Aquatic163DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2011_DC_Aquatic29DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2013_DC_Aquatic139DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2016_DC_Aquatic167DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2017_DC_Aquatic257DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2013_DC_GAFG4DC -- Mall -- German-American Friendship Garden
2016_DC_GAFG9DC -- Mall -- German-American Friendship Garden
2017_DC_Common_Ground70DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Common Ground: Our American Garden @ NMAH
1997_DC_SIHG1DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
1999_DC_SIHG2DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2002_DC_SIHG13DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2003_DC_SIHG3DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2004_DC_SIHG21DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2005_DC_SIHG6DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2007_DC_SIHG11DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2008_DC_SIHG52DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2012_DC_SIHG3DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2013_DC_SIHG4DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2015_DC_SIHG48DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2017_DC_SIHG28DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2019_04_10B5_SIHG1DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16G3_SIHG27DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26B3_SIHG33DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_30C3_SIHG4DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_SIHG_Lost_Bird11DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle -- Lost Bird Project
The Lost Bird Project
March 27, 2014 – March 15, 2015
Location: Haupt Garden (south of Castle) and Bird Garden (northwest of Natural History)
Bronze memorials by Todd McGrain depict extinct species of North American birds: the great auk, Labrador duck, heath hen, and Carolina parakeet (Haupt Garden)...
2019_06_04C3_SIFRG33DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Kathrine Dulin Folger Rose Garden (In front of Castle) (Partially reviewed)
2004_DC_SIMLRG40DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg)
2008_DC_SIMLRG74DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg)
2009_DC_SIMLRG23DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg)
2012_DC_SIMLRG18DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg)
2015_DC_SIMLRG38DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg)
2017_DC_SIMLRG40DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg)
2019_05_16G2_SIMLRG11DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg) (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26B2_SIMLRG24DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg) (Partially reviewed)
2008_DC_SIBG31DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Poliinator Garden (Butterfly Habitat Garden) @ Natural History Museum
2018_DC_SIBG23DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Poliinator Garden (Butterfly Habitat Garden) @ Natural History Museum
2019_05_07F1_SIBG39DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Polinator Garden (Butterfly Habitat Garden) @ Natural History Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_16G1_SIBG2DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Polinator Garden (Butterfly Habitat Garden) @ Natural History Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_02A3_SIBG5DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Polinator Garden (Butterfly Habitat Garden) @ Natural History Museum (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_26B1_SIBG12DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Polinator Garden (Butterfly Habitat Garden) @ Natural History Museum (Partially reviewed)
2002_DC_Botanic85DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2003_DC_Botanic26DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2004_DC_Botanic28DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2005_DC_Botanic26DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2006_DC_Botanic39DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2007_DC_Botanic10DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2008_DC_Botanic27DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2009_DC_Botanic24DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2010_DC_Botanic50DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
Including a potato display.
2011_DC_Botanic40DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2012_DC_Botanic105DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2013_DC_Botanic36DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2014_DC_Botanic8DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2015_DC_Botanic4DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2016_DC_Botanic37DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2017_DC_Botanic34DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2018_DC_Botanic11DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2004_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi4DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park
2005_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi3DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park
2008_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi22DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park
The last picture shows the gap where there's normally the massive statue in the middle of the fountain area. I presume it was removed for maintenance or maybe it's always yanked in winter.
2015_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi14DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park
2017_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi2DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park
2008_DC_Botanic_Orchids91DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Alphabetical Garden of Orchids
"An Alphabet Garden of Orchids" Orchid Exhibit Opens February 2, 2008 at U.S. Botanic Garden

Note: Due to large numbers of visitors, use of tripods will not be permitted on Saturdays, Sundays, and Presidents' Day (Feb. 18) during the period of the orchid exhibit (February 2- April 13)

December 3,...
2019_04_10B2_Botanic_New_Gardens32DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Celebrating New American Gardens
Celebrating New American Gardens exhibit
January 31 - October 15, 2019
Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated... (Partially reviewed)
2004_DC_Botanic_Xmas12DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2004)
A Landscape Architect Who Has Found His Station in Life
Star of New York Train Display Arrives in Washington

By Adrian Higgins
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, December 16, 2004; Page H01

Paul Busse flips a switch in the conservatory of the U.S. Botanic Garden and his creation comes to...
2005_DC_Botanic_Xmas47DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2005)
2006_DC_Botanic_Xmas8DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2006)
2008_DC_Botanic_Xmas150DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2008)
2009_DC_Botanic_Xmas107DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2009)
2010_DC_Botanic_Xmas184DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2010)
2011_DC_Botanic_Xmas76DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2011)
2012_DC_Botanic_Xmas122DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2012)
2013_DC_Botanic_Xmas114DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2013)
2014_DC_Botanic_Xmas180DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2014)
Exploration and Celebrating the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842
Season’s Greenings
November 27, 2014 through January 4, 2015
Holiday cheer abounds at the U.S. Botanic Garden! Despite the cold winter outside, the Conservatory boasts a tropical paradise, one of the largest indoor decorated...
2015_DC_Botanic_XMas240DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2015)
" Season’s Greenings: Pollination Station". Including some Christmas card family shots.
2016_DC_Botanic_Xmas376DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2016)
Season's Greenings: National Parks and Historic Places
November 24 - January 2, 2017
Immerse yourself in the sights, smells, and sounds of the season in our annual holiday show Season’s Greenings. See thousands of blooms from exotic orchids to a showcase of heirloom and newly developed poinsettia...
2017_DC_Botanic_Xmas302DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2017)
Season's Greenings: Roadside Attractions

November 23, 2017 - January 1, 2018
This year, take a trip across America as our annual holiday show Season's Greenings showcases Roadside Attractions! In our model train show, trains will chug around, below, through, and above plant-based recreations of...
2018_DC_Botanic_XMas387DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2018)
Season's Greenings: All Aboard!
November 22, 2018 - January 1, 2019
This year, explore America by train as our annual holiday show Season's Greenings showcases historic railroad stations across the country. In our model train show, trains chug around, below, through, and above plant-based recreations...
2015_DC_Botanic_Exposed45DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots
Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots
February 21 through October 13, 2015

Hidden Treasures:
Plant roots are vital components of the earth's ecosystem. They are necessary for all plant growth, including the production of food and nutrients for humans and many other organisms. However, as root systems...
2011_DC_Botanic_FloraP13DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Flora Photographica
2018_DC_Botanic_Orchids39DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Orchid Spectrum
Orchid Spectrum
February 23 - April 8, 2018
From February 23 through April 8, immerse yourself in the U.S. Botanic Garden's annual orchid show, presented in collaboration with Smithsonian Gardens. Found on every continent except Antarctica, orchids showcase a wide spectrum of diversity in color,...
2010_DC_Botanic_Potato59DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Spuds Unearthed
“Spuds Unearthed!” Exhibit Digs Up History of the Potato
Posted by Jennifer Martin, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, on October 4, 2010 at 9:27 AM
Jean Ristaino of North Carolina State University used USDA funds to sequence late blight disease, pictured, responsible for the Irish potato...
2003_DC_Botanic_Stink5DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Stink Plant
This blooming flower had a lot of press coverage during the days leading up to its opening. It blooms once every 10 years or so and apparently the stench is akin to rotting elephant flesh. It never opened completely but people who came the first day got to smell it. I came on its last day and, despite...
2005_DC_Botanic_Stink10DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Stink Plant
I had no idea but it was the return of the Titan Arum weekend. There was another infamous stink plant. Native to Sumatra, Indonesia, they had had another one that bloomed in July 2003. I had gone then, along with 10,000 others, and couldn't smell it at all. This time, I could smell it but didn't find it...
2008_DC_Botanic_Quilts14DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Stitch In Vine (Quilts)
A Stitch in Vine: Botanical Quilts

February 15, 2008 - Washington, DC -- The United States Botanic Garden explores new territory in the cultural meaning of plants with its first-ever textile exhibit! A Stitch in Vine presents botanically themed contemporary quilts handmade by artists of the...
2018_DC_Botanic_Murals14DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Wall Flowers: Botanical Murals
Wall Flowers: Botanical Murals
January 31 - October 15, 2018
Stop and take a look at the murals covering our city walls and you'll notice plants are often featured. Plants in murals communicate the aesthetic, ecological, and historic importance of plants in the urban environment. This exhibit features...
2010_DC_Botanic_BHS_10121956DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Performance: Christmas (2010) -- Barrington High School Madrigal Singers
2011_DC_Botanic_CAC_11121314DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Performance: Christmas (2011) -- Capital Accord Chorus (choral performance)
2015_DC_Botanic_CAC_15121515DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Performance: Christmas (2015) -- Capital Accord Chorus (choral performance)
2016_DC_Botanic_40Thieves10DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Performance: Christmas (2016) -- 40 Thieves
Concert: Season's Greenings
40 Thieves, Irish rock
Evenings in the Conservatory are magical! Join us for live seasonal music in the Garden Court. Please note: Limited seating will be available on a first come, first served basis.
2017_DC_Botanic_CAC_17122813DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Performance: Christmas (2017) -- Capital Accord Chorus (choral performance)
December 2017 holiday concert series:
Dec. 28: Capital Accord Chorus (choral)
2018_DC_Botanic_CAC_18122726DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Performance: Christmas (2018) -- Capital Accord Chorus (choral performance)
Capital Accord Chorus (choral)
Capital Accord Chorus is a women's chorus performing four-part a cappella harmony in the barbershop style. Their fun and engaging repertoire ranges from jazz to pop, through standards and show tunes -- they sing it all
2004_DC_Botanic_Garden1DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- The National Garden
2008_DC_Botanic_Garden16DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- The National Garden
2009_DC_Botanic_Garden25DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- The National Garden
2011_DC_Botanic_Garden6DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- The National Garden
2017_DC_Botanic_Production214DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden Production Facility Tour
USBG Production Facility
Tour: Horticultural Backstage Pass: The USBG Production Facility Collection Highlights
Go behind-the-scenes on this guided horticultural highlights tour of the U.S. Botanic Garden Production Facility. Featuring almost two acres of greenhouses, this facility is the largest...
1999_DC_Arboretum54DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2000_DC_Arboretum30DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2003_DC_Arboretum59DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2004_DC_Arboretum89DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2005_DC_Arboretum44DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
With fall colors.
2006_DC_Arboretum92DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2007_DC_Arboretum43DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2008_DC_Arboretum44DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2009_DC_Arboretum62DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2010_DC_Arboretum51DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
Fall colors.
2011_DC_Arboretum97DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
Time for fall colors!
2012_DC_Arboretum177DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
Fall colors at the National Arboretum
2013_DC_Arboretum75DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2016_DC_Arboretum18DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2017_DC_Arboretum55DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2000_DC_Arboretum_Big_Bugs33DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- Exhibit: Big Bugs
This was a very cool exhibit. "Big Bugs" creator David H.G. Rogers fashions giant garden sculptures of insects and spiders from whole trees, cut green saplings, and other found forest materials. Huge sculptures were placed in strategic locations around the Arboretum grounds.
2016_DC_Arboretum_Grass53DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- Exhibit: Grass Roots: The Exhibit
Grass Roots: The Exhibit
A first-of-its-kind interactive outdoor exhibit at the National Arboretum focuses on new cultivars of turf developed through research programs—including the Arboretum’s—and science-based management of lawns and turfgrass. The primary message of the exhibit is that the best...
2007_DC_Arboretum_Sogetsu40DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- Exhibit: Sogetsu Plant Show
2018_DE_Winterthur_Design102DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Exhibit: Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table
Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table
April 1, 2018–January 6, 2019
From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Explore a visual feast of flora and fauna adorning hundreds of dazzling tableware.
2007_DE_Winterthur_Dominy7DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Exhibit: Dominy Clock and Woodworking Shops
2018_DE_Winterthur_Dominy21DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Exhibit: Dominy Clock and Woodworking Shops
2018_DE_Winterthur_Embroid14DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Exhibit: Embroidery: The Thread of History
Embroidery: The Thread of History
Opening October 5, 2018
History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibition explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of women’s lives. It considers how needlework...
2018_DE_Winterthur_Follies34DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Exhibit: Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden
Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden
April 1, 2018–January 5, 2020
Escape into the imaginative world of garden follies, Winterthur’s first-ever exhibition of whimsical and classic garden structures. Thirteen fantastic structures await discovery and exploration—from a Gothic-inspired tower, an...
2007_DE_Winterthur_Quilts18DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Exhibit: Quilts in a Material World
Quilts in a Material World: Selections from the Winterthur Collection
March 10–September 16, 2007
2018_DE_Winterthur_Chip6DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Exhibit: Thomas Chippendale at 300
Thomas Chippendale at 300: Treasures from the Winterthur Collection
July 20, 2018–May 27, 2019
This year marks the 300th anniversary of Thomas Chippendale’s birth. To celebrate the 18th-century cabinetmaker and his influential publication The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director, objects from the...
2007_DE_Winterthur_Garden52DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Garden
2018_DE_Winterthur_Garden48DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Garden
2007_DE_Winterthur_Mansion121DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Mansion
2018_DE_Winterthur_Mansion194DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Mansion
2007_DE_Winterthur_Museum70DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Museum
Several major parts of the collection:
* American Quilts -- part of this was a session of the Delaware Quilt Documentation Project. This is a collaborative effort between the University of Delaware and the Delaware State Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs to record the quilts currently residing...
2018_DE_Winterthur_Museum60DE -- Wilmington -- Winterthur Museum and Country Estate -- Museum
2006_FL_Flamingo131FL -- Fort Lauderdale -- Flamingo Gardens
The was an interesting place so the pictures are divided by subject: ...
2006_FL_Edison_Ford76FL -- Fort Myers -- Edison & Ford Winter Estates -- Homes
2006_FL_Edison_Lab19FL -- Fort Myers -- Edison & Ford Winter Estates -- Lab
Previously on this site was Edison's original electrical laboratory, constructed in 1886. Here, he and his assistants conducted experiments to improve incandescent lighting. After observing Edison at work, a journalist from the New York World reported that his bulbs "burst out into a radiance that...
2006_FL_Edison_Museum41FL -- Fort Myers -- Edison & Ford Winter Estates -- Museum
2006_FL_Selby32FL -- Sarasota -- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
This botanical gardens is located right on the Gulf of Mexico and features 20,000 colorful plants, including a live collection of more than 6,000 orchids. Marie Selby was born in West Virginia. She met William Selby, a partner with his father in the Selby Oil and Gas Company (which later created...
2006_FL_Masks22FL -- Sarasota -- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens -- Rainforest Masks 2006 exhibit
The Borucan Indians of Costa Rica, living in the rainforests, have a passion for making ceremonial masks. By the late 1970s, the carving tradition began to wane, a victim of the area's economic decay. This exhibit is part of an attempt to reinvigorate the artform.
The show was held in The Mansion at...
2006_FL_Sunken31FL -- St Petersburg -- Sunken Gardens
In 1903, a four acre property was purchased by George Turner, Sr., a plumber, who was an avid gardener. He drained a shallow sink-hole lake that dropped ten feet below street level and grew fruits and exotic plants from all over the world. By 1924, his amazing garden was attracting visitors who paid...
2006_GA_Atlanta_Botanic68GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta Botanical Garden
2006_GA_Atlanta_BotNiki48GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta Botanical Garden -- Niki in the Garden
Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) is an artist born in France, raised in New York City. She was a founding member of the Noveau Realisme movement, and collaborated with Christo, Yves Klein, Arman and Jean Tingueley. Her artworks fall into four categories -- nanas (large-scale chicks and babes), animals,...
2006_GA_Atlanta_BotScare41GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta Botanical Garden -- Scarecrows
Scarecrows in the Garden is a display of about 50 scarecrows in the Woodland and Children's Garden. They were designed by various organizations and some of them were quite creative.
2012_IN_IMA_Garden64IN -- Indianapolis -- Indianapolis Museum of Art -- Garden
2012_IN_Watanabe_Garden8IN -- Indianapolis -- Watanabe Garden
2008_KY_Bernheim45KY -- Clermont -- Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
2010_KY_UK_Arboretum52KY -- Lexington -- University of Kentucky Arboretum
2013_LA_Longue_Vue111LA -- New Orleans -- Longue Vue House and Gardens
2005_MD_Cylburn6MD -- Baltimore -- Cylburn Arboretum
2006_MD_Cylburn22MD -- Baltimore -- Cylburn Arboretum
2008_MD_Cylburn37MD -- Baltimore -- Cylburn Arboretum
2011_MD_Cylburn64MD -- Baltimore -- Cylburn Arboretum
2005_MD_Rawlings18MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
2006_MD_Rawlings27MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
2008_MD_Rawlings97MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
2010_MD_Rawlings48MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
2011_MD_Rawlings50MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
2005_MD_McCrillis38MD -- Bethesda -- McCrillis Gardens
Two visits.
2006_MD_McCrillis13MD -- Bethesda -- McCrillis Gardens
Including pictures of an amazingly-large house going up, having destroyed every tree in the yard so it can have outhouses larger than some people's regular houses. You can only hope for bad things to happen to people like this.
2008_MD_McCrillis32MD -- Bethesda -- McCrillis Gardens
2012_MD_McCrillis45MD -- Bethesda -- McCrillis Gardens
2014_MD_McCrillis36MD -- Bethesda -- McCrillis Gardens
2005_MD_Lilypons23MD -- Lilypons Water Gardens
2006_MD_Lilypons23MD -- Lilypons Water Gardens
2007_MD_Lilypons30MD -- Lilypons Water Gardens
These pictures were taken during "Lilypons Day" so there was some entertainment and such going on.
2004_MD_Brookside280MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2005_MD_Brookside208MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
Many visits. Including:
(050301) After a snow fall.
(050623) I was waiting for word from my veterinarian on my cat, BC, who was suffering from chronic renal failure. I knew BC probably would be put to sleep that night and I wanted him to be home and secure that day. It was a beautiful day and I had to...
2006_MD_Brookside229MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2007_MD_Brookside80MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2008_MD_Brookside121MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2009_MD_Brookside97MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
Includes a lot of testing with the new Nikon D90 camera trying to figure out the proper settings to get decent pictures without them being too huge. Some of the images ended up being over 5MB apiece. Basically, there are a number of settings that impact picture quality -- medium (3216x2136) and large...
2010_MD_Brookside140MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
Including pics from the 2010 National Capital Cactus and Succulent Society Plant Show and Sale. The show featured several hundred cacti and other types of succulent plants. The sale will feature hundreds of common and not so common succulent plants, as well as books, pots, etc.
Also included one...
2011_MD_Brookside97MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2013_MD_Brookside156MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2014_MD_Brookside59MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2015_MD_Brookside94MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2016_MD_Brookside59MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2017_MD_Brookside164MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2019_04_04A1_Brookside72MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_11A_Brookside52MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens (Partially reviewed)
2005_MD_BrooksideX22MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Gardens of Lights (Winter)
2013_MD_BrooksideX7MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Gardens of Lights (Winter)
These were taken during the daytime. It's incredible how many lights they actually need to use to make these things!
2019_04_04A2_BrooksideLP20MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: The Legacy Project
April 1 - April 30
The Legacy Project – Our Lives of Consumption and Waste
Interdisciplinary visual artist and choreographer Keira Hart-Mendoza presents The Legacy Project- Our Lives of Consumption and Waste, an outdoor art exhibit situated within the landscapes at Brookside Gardens. This... (Partially reviewed)
2008_MD_BrooksideB75MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Wings of Fancy (butterflies)
I wasn't planning to visit the exhibit this year but, while I was in the garden photographing the roses, I ran into a guy babbling on a cell phone. (I'm not a huge fan of cell phones.) Eventually, he was joined by his girlfriend. She said "I didn't realize you'd act like that..." To which he replied,...
2009_MD_BrooksideB90MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Wings of Fancy (butterflies)
"Wings of Fancy" - Live Butterfly Exhibit: Help a caterpillar fly, plant your garden to provide! Why did the caterpillar cross the road? To get to its host plant!
This year the focus is on butterflies in your backyard, and the host plants that local caterpillars need in order to survive and thrive....
2010_MD_BrooksideB247MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Wings of Fancy (butterflies)
Beginning in early May and running daily through Mid- September 2010, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 p.m., Brookside Gardens South Conservatory will feature live butterflies. Come witness the butterfly life cycle as tiny eggs hatch into crawling, chewing caterpillars, which then encase themselves in jewel-like...
2013_MD_BrooksideB71MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Wings of Fancy (butterflies)
2015_MD_BrooksideB80MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Wings of Fancy (butterflies)
2009_MD_BrooksideRR43MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Winter Train Set
The railroad display was done by the Washington, Virginia and Maryland Garden Railway Society.
2013_MD_BrooksideRR46MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Winter Train Set
2015_MD_BrooksideRR104MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Winter Train Set
2016_MD_BrooksideRR61MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Winter Train Set
2017_MD_BrooksideRR65MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Winter Train Set
2018_MD_BrooksideRR46MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Winter Train Set
1998_NC_AsheBot8NC -- Asheville -- Botanical Garden
2005_NC_CFBG20NC -- Cape Fear -- Botanical Garden
The botanical gardens are 85 acres bordered on the Cape Fear River and Cross Creek.
2010_NC_Duke_Gardens75NC -- Durham -- Sarah P. Duke Gardens
2009_NJ_Cross58NJ -- Morristown NHP -- Cross Estate Gardens
2009_NY_Buffalo_Gardens137NY -- Buffalo -- Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
2017_OH_FP_Cons128OH -- Columbus -- Franklin Park Conservatory
2017_OH_FP_Cons_Butterflies32OH -- Columbus -- Franklin Park Conservatory -- Blooms and Butterflies
Blooms & Butterflies
March 11–September 17, 2017
Hundreds of colorful butterflies fly freely in the Pacific Island Water Garden, a tropical haven filled with bright nectar blooms. Patrons can visit at any time to see a diverse array of butterflies soaring overhead or basking on nearby plant life....
2017_OH_FP_Cons_Chihuly34OH -- Columbus -- Franklin Park Conservatory -- Chihuly Pieces
2017_OH_FP_ConsO45OH -- Columbus -- Franklin Park Conservatory -- Outside Park Area
2017_OH_FP_Cons_Topiary52OH -- Columbus -- Franklin Park Conservatory -- Topiaries at the Conservatory
Topiaries at the Conservatory: Wild Wonders
May 20–October 29, 2017
Topiaries at the Conservatory: Wild Wonders celebrates the art of living sculpture. Focusing on endangered animals, horticulturists planted, designed and sculpted several topiary installations to be placed throughout the...
2012_OH_Topiary62OH -- Columbus -- Topiary Park
2007_OH_Dawes106OH -- Newark -- Dawes Arboretum
2007_PA_Longwood161PA -- Kennett Square -- Longwood Gardens
2007_PA_LongwoodC141PA -- Kennett Square -- Longwood Gardens -- Conservatory
2011_PA_Tyler45PA -- Media -- Tyler Arboretum
2011_PA_Tyler_Kids121PA -- Media -- Tyler Arboretum -- Kids Areas
2007_PA_Phipps78PA -- Pittsburgh -- Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
2007_PA_PhippsG121PA -- Pittsburgh -- Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens -- Chihuly Glass
2007_SC_Riverbanks_Garden42SC -- Columbia -- Riverbanks Zoological Park & Botanical Garden -- Garden
2007_SC_Riverbanks_Koala14SC -- Columbia -- Riverbanks Zoological Park & Botanical Garden -- Koalas
2007_SC_Riverbanks_Zoo79SC -- Columbia -- Riverbanks Zoological Park & Botanical Garden -- Main
2006_TN_CNC21TN -- Chattanooga -- Chattanooga Nature Center
2006_TN_Cheekwood35TN -- Nashville -- Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
2010_TN_Cheekwood62TN -- Nashville -- Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
2014_TN_Cheekwood71TN -- Nashville -- Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
2014_TN_Cheekwood_Carell48TN -- Nashville -- Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art -- Carell Woodland Sculpture Trail
Carell Woodland Sculpture Trail
The Carell Woodland Sculpture Trail is a unique attraction among American art museums - a place where contemporary sculpture by internationally recognized artists is integrated into reclaimed woodland. Its wood-chip paths are rugged and stretch more than one mile. The...
2010_TN_Cheekwood_Chihuly135TN -- Nashville -- Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art -- Chihuly Exhibit
CHIHULY AT CHEEKWOOD
May 25 - October 31, 2010

A Joint ticket for the Chihuly exhibitions at Cheekwood and the Frist Center will be available for $20 through the Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Chihuly at Cheekwood features stunning, hand-blown glass sculptures on display throughout the...
2014_TN_Cheekwood_Bugs77TN -- Nashville -- Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art -- David Rogers' Big Bugs
David Rogers' Big Bugs
May 23 - August 31, 2014

We’re thrilled to host David Rogers’ Big Bugs this summer, an enchanting outdoor art installation featuring 10 enormous insect sculptures created from fallen or found wood, cut saplings, twigs, raw branches, twine, bark and other natural materials. In...
2006_UT_Salt_Peace34UT -- Salt Lake City -- International Peace Garden
2006_UT_Red_Butte141UT -- Salt Lake City -- Red Butte Garden and Arboretum
2006_UT_Red_Animals16UT -- Salt Lake City -- Red Butte Garden and Arboretum -- Animals
2006_UT_Red_Jurassic31UT -- Salt Lake City -- Red Butte Garden and Arboretum -- Jurassic Garden
2006_VA_SAVA19VA -- Boyce -- State Arboretum of Virginia
2013_VA_Carrier_Arboretum46VA -- Harrisonburg -- Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
2005_VA_NorfolkBG60VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden
2006_VA_NorfolkBG86VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden
2015_VA_NorfolkBG193VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden
2005_VA_Pagoda9VA -- Norfolk -- Taiwan Friendship Pavilion
The Pagoda, officially named the Marine Observation Tower, was built in 1989. It was a gift to the Commonwealth of Virginia and the City of Norfolk from the Taiwan Provincial Government. The two story octagon structure was built on and around pillars that previously supported a 500,000 gallon molasses...
2006_VA_Agecroft59VA -- Richmond -- Agecroft Hall
2006_VA_Ginter152VA -- Richmond -- Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
2014_VA_Ginter98VA -- Richmond -- Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
2005_VA_Maymont20VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park
2006_VA_Maymont97VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park
2013_VA_Maymont96VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park
2005_VA_Maymont_Zoo1VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park -- Zoo
2013_VA_Maymont_Zoo32VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park -- Zoo
2012_WI_Olbrich90WI -- Madison -- Olbrich Botanical Gardens
2007_WV_Oglebay_Flora25WV -- Wheeling -- Oglebay Park -- Gardens and other flora


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