Category Archives: Regional Gardens

Regional Gardens: Christmas At Longwood

December is an ideal time to visit Longwood Gardens, the expansive botanical gardens located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, about 120 miles from Arlington. Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

By Elaine Mills, Certified Master Gardener Photos by Elaine Mills, Bob Kline & Jennifer Kline Summer is the perfect time to visit Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens, the only national park dedicated especially to aquatic plants.  The site, located in … Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: River Farm

by Elaine Mills, Certified Master Gardener A number of Master Gardeners recently had the opportunity to tour the gardens at River Farm, the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. The 25-acre estate, located along the Potomac River in Alexandria,  Virginia,was … Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: The United States National Arboretum

Text by Elaine Mills, Certified Master Gardener Photos by Elaine Mills & Bob Kline The United States National Arboretum, established in 1927 by an Act of Congress, defines its function as “a living museum where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants … Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: The National Garden

Text and Photographs by Elaine Mills, Certified Master Gardener  Last October marked the 10th anniversary of the National Garden, the three-acre outdoor garden adjacent to the conservatory of the U. S. Botanic Garden in Washington. This urban oasis, consisting of … Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . rlington National Cemetery Memorial Arboretum

by Master Gardener Marsha Mercer Anyone who visits Arlington National Cemetery (more than 4 million people do so every year) knows that America’s most hallowed ground, the final resting place of more than 400,000 service members, veterans and their spouses on … Continue reading

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