During this online discussion, join Dr. Heather Grab in conversation with botanist and USBG Executive Director Dr. Susan Pell as they discuss Dr. Grab's research on the diverse and innovative products sourced from hemp and how one crop can have far-reaching impact.
During this online workshop, explore how to draw and paint two beautiful subjects: the trumpet flower and one of its most loved pollinators, the hummingbird.
Washington, D.C. – The popular annual holiday display “Season’s Greenings” at the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) will run from Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 2023, through New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2024, closed on Dec. 25. G-gauge model trains will run between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. each day in the gated outdoor gardens, and the Conservatory will feature poinsettias, holiday decor, and D.C. landmarks made from plants.
The U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) offered a garden-wide “Season’s Greenings” holiday display in 2022, running from Thursday, Nov. 24, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, closed Dec. 25. As part of the festivities, G-gauge model trains ran between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. each day in the gated outdoor gardens and the Conservatory featured poinsettias, holiday decor, and D.C. landmarks made from plants.
Summer is providing beautiful varieties of plants to explore!
Late winter flowers are appearing earlier this year
Join Chefs Caleb and Roren to see a demonstration of sweet potato two ways: japchae (sweet potato noodles and mixed vegetables) and goguma mat tang (candied sweet potatoes), highlighting the use of sweet potatoes, mushrooms, eggplant, carrots, and more!
Fall Wreaths: Natives and Foraged Favorites (Online Demonstration)
“Discover the World of Orchids” exhibit at U.S. Botanic Garden celebrates orchid diversity, technology
The 27th annual joint orchid exhibit between the United States Botanic Garden and Smithsonian Gardens will be “Discover the World of Orchids,” on display in the USBG Conservatory from February 17 through April 30, 2023. The exhibit will share stories of the diversity of orchids and how technology advances their conservation.
The Urban Agriculture Resilience Program Capstone program awards seven gardens $50,000 along with one-on-one mentoring support to sustain and institutionalize each garden’s urban agriculture work.