Capitol Hill Garden Club In Washington, D.C., Since 1952

Capitol Splendor—Parks and Gardens of Washington DC

  • March 10, 2015
  • 7:30 PM
  • Northeast Library, 330 Seventh Street NE Washington, D. C. 20002

Featuring: Barbara Glickman, Author


Capitol Splendor — Parks and Gardens of Washington DC is a beautiful book filled with photos by Valerie Brown with in-depth essays by Barbara Glickman on 30 gardens in the Washington area.


Barbara will share descriptions and thoughts about 9 of these gardens using a powerpoint with 80 photos from these beautiful gardens. 


She'll discuss different types of landscape design as a framework for viewing these gardens and parks, including the gardens' history, owners, and horticultural highlights. 


The nine gardens are: George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, & Gardens; River Farm; Meridian Hill Park; Tudor Place; Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens; Dumbarton Oaks; Tregaron Conservancy; Ladew Topiary Gardens; and the US Botanic Garden.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the meeting.


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