Sunday, April 2, 2017

Haupt Garden


On my way across the National Mall, I passed through a part of the Enid A. Haupt Garden.

"The Enid A. Haupt Garden is a 4.2 acre public garden in the Smithsonian complex, adjacent to the Smithsonian Castle on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It was designed to be a modern representation of American Victorian gardens as they appeared in the mid to late 19th century. It replaced an existing Victorian Garden which had been built to celebrate the nation's Bicentennial in 1976" (Wikipedia).



9 comments:

  1. So a Victorian garden has then a Chinese lantern as must have piece.

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    1. I've added my photo of the sign that explains how, since 1987, the "garden" is now actually three distinct gardens.

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  2. ...so there is a bit of peace in DC, who knew!

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  3. I like the old stone lantern, it's a nice item for an old garden.

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  4. The lantarn looks rather old, lovely flowers.

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  5. Garden design was so very much more formal than it is today, but always a real pleasure to see.

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  6. The plants look quite vibrant at present, RR.

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