Green Thumb Sunday: National Gallery garden

As you wander the National Gallery in Washington, D.C., you come upon small conservatories, with fountains and flowers and wrought iron furniture. They’re good places to stop and breathe and mull over the paintings just encountered. Here are some of the flowers from one of those conservatories, snapped in early September:

National Gallery roses

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4 Responses to “Green Thumb Sunday: National Gallery garden”


  1. 1 Colleen November 5, 2006 at 12:35 pm

    Very pretty. Roses seem to be a popular choice today….could it be we’re all subconsciously wishing for summer already?

  2. 2 Mrs Lifecruiser November 5, 2006 at 1:36 pm

    What a perfect experience combination! I’d love to stroll around there :-)

  3. 3 inadvertentgardener November 5, 2006 at 7:28 pm

    Colleen, I think your theory sounds fairly valid to me!

    Mrs. Lifecruiser, it’s a really nice respite spot amidst all the art. Very peaceful.

  4. 4 Tricia November 6, 2006 at 4:23 am

    The conservatories sound lovely as is your flower photo.


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