U.S. Botanic Garden Schedule of Holiday Events

By Sheila Wickouski While the National Christmas Tree is a well known annual tradition, so to is the U.S. Botanic Garden’s holiday exhibit, which features model trains. Season’s Greenings: America’s Gardens will run through January 5, 2020. The Conservatory will be filled with flowers and the West Gallery will house a 26 foot decorated tree […]

Stickwork Artist Weaves Something Special for U.S. Botanic Garden’s 200th Anniversary

By Sheila Wickouski  In celebration of its 200th anniversary, the U.S. Botanic Garden is collaborating with renowned stickwork artist Patrick Dougherty to create a custom sculpture to stand throughout the 2020 celebratory year. Combining carpentry skills with love of nature, Dougherty is known for creating installations woven from plant materials, which celebrate nature through both […]