Whether you’re an avid gardener or just enjoy taking in the sights and sounds of a local public garden, we all have memories and experiences shaped by the gardens and green spaces around us. Today, amidst a renewed interest in greening our communities and our own backyards, gardens continue to help us understand the American […]
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Welcome to the verdant beds of Smithsonian Gardens, splashed with color and buzzing with activity. Morning walks along shady garden paths are calling. We would like to offer you virtual tours through our gardens and greenhouses.
Smithsonian Gardens extends the Smithsonian’s museum experience in a public garden setting with over 180 acres of outdoor gardens including 13 public exhibition gardens often called the Smithsonian institution’s “museum without walls.”
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November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the rich history and culture of indigenous people. It is also an opportunity for all to recognize the contributions and influences that Native Americans have on today’s society. The landscape at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is no exception. The plantings […]
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