Philadelphia's Rodin Museum sits on the city's Benjamin Franklin Parkway and just unveiled a massive renovation of its gardens by the landscape firm Olin. We take a tour of the newly renovated gardens.
The reflecting pool was repaired and restored and new perennial beds were planted. Gréber's original plans did not specify what types of perennials to plant in the courtyard, and Olin chose to plant a variety of plants that will create a variety of seasonal foliage and fragrances, including the lavender that lines the edge of the reflecting pool.
Espaliered pear trees also grow against the wall, next to the fountain, with some pears almost ripe and ready to pick.