Poinsettias flourish at U.S. Botanic Garden

The gardeners have grown almost 2,000 poinsettia plants to brighten up the United States Botanic Garden Conservatory's annual holiday exhibit "Season's Greenings." An expert team at USBG cares for the annual poinsettia crop with daily attentiveness starting in July.
a bed of red and white poinsettias

U.S. Botanic Garden Taps New Technologies To Grow Plant Education

The Learning and Engagement team has embraced new technology and instructional approaches to successfully offer more than 200 programs online, engaging more than 17,500 participants from all 50 states and 27 countries. The team has also developed live virtual field trips for schools, engaging more than 4,000 students from throughout the D.C. area and from states ranging from Florida to Maine.
Grace Anderson adjusts the camera and laptop for an online horticultural education program.