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Before today, my only knowledge of bonsai trees came from watching Mr. Miyagi patiently train his trees in the Karate Kid. After my trip to the arboretum today, I’m certainly not ready to grow one myself, but I now know a wee bit about this fascinating art form. 294 more words

The Remains of the Season

Last weekend, a stroll around the National Arboretum revealed that, yes, spring has arrived and may soon work its way a few miles north and visit my garden, too: 69 more words


Bonsai at the National Arboretum

When family comes to visit, it’s the perfect excuse to go exploring! Maybe hit up those places you might not have been able to afford with just your college buds. 175 more words

Favorite Museum Photos: Outdoor Structures

I love gazebos, outdoor sculpture, and all the other quirks that can be found by visitors to parks and museum grounds. Here are a few photos: 20 more words


Favorite Museum Photos: Cherry Blossoms

During Weekly Museum Visits Part II, I visited the United States National Arboretum and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. I recently revisited both and saw them in their cherry blossom glory. 16 more words


Does it look alike?

I was looking at the website for the United States National Arboretum, as there was a photography group visiting there to take pictures of the spring blooms. 88 more words

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