The removal of the nest is unpopular, sad, and unfortunate and for many of us at the Garden it is like a death in the family.
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Find out what is happening with the nest at the Garden
The Garden is partnering with Virginia Stage Company for a holiday special. Learn more
As you arrive at the Garden this month, look for banners hanging at the entrance that resemble paintings by the artist Mark Rothko. Combined with plantings of red mums, they are our way of “painting the town red” to celebrate the Virginia Stage Company’s production, Red. Learn more
Online voting has begun in Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifiacts program. The goal of Virginia’s Top Ten is to raise public awareness about care of collections throughout Virginia, D.C., and beyond. Our sculptures on display in Statuary Vista are candidates and need your vote. Statuary Vista features eleven, seven-foot tall statues carved from Cararra marble by Sir Moses…
You may notice that this spring is just a bit more colorful around the Garden. This past fall and winter, the horticulture staff was busy planting over 51,000 bulbs of every type throughout the Garden. Look for hyacinths, daffodils, tulips, and crocus. The project included a massive planting of 14,000 daffodils bulbs of various types…