Philadelphia is a city that embraces horticulture in its historical public gardens and popular community places. Get a sense of Philly’s gardening community with this list of inspiring public spaces to visit.
A weed-covered lot in Southern California, owned by Caltrans, is completely redone by a couple who live adjacent to the garden, complete with native varieties, a citrus grove, and hundreds of new plants, creating a Mediterranean idyll.
446 acres of themed and wild areas with world-class azalea and Bonsai collections, the United States National Arboretum is one of the best kept secrets in Washington, DC. Learn more about other beautiful features at the arboretum, including a grove of magnolias, and even old Corinthian columns from the Capitol building.
When visiting The National Mall, there are several interesting gardens to see that are easy to reach by public transportation: The United States Botanic Garden, the National Museum of the American Indian, and Hirshhorn Museum’s Sculpture Garden.