United States National Arboretum
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The National Arboretum is great on a nice day. They have many gardens to walk around, including a stunning collection of Bonsai plants.
Established in 1927 by an act of Congress, the Arboretum aims to increase the aesthetic, environmental and economic importance of landscape and ornamental plants. The attraction does so through gardens and exhibits, long-term botanical research and conservation of resources. The gorgeous, 446-acre…
Other Arboretums just can't compete, the award-winning United States National Arboretum is intentionally designed to honor and highlight the extraordinary domestic and internation plant life around us.
The collection of bonsai trees were gifts from Japan in 1976, to commemorate the United States Bicentennial. Over the years, the collection has grown and with newer additions from North America bonsai masters and penjing collection from China. Many of the trees are living sculptures of bonsai and…
One of my very favorite places in the city! I lead an Airbnb Experience in the Arboretum if you want to check it out.