Friday, May 15, 2009

2009 Garden Walk Through Near Northeast

May 12: On a perfect evening, Carol led this year's garden walk on a perfect evening through an area in Near Northeast from 5th to 9th Streets between H Street and Stanton Park.

Debbie Moultry, the owner of Nouveau Fleur Florist, showed us her garden and shop:

Rose and iris:

Chris and Chris invited us into their walled garden and then through the main floor of their house:

Knock Out roses and clematis:

We surprised a resident gardening at Carbury School condominiums:

Pinks and urn with violas:

E.J. discussed streetscape gardening in front yards and tree boxes:
Carole shared her corner yards where, thanks to Tony and Joe, we ended with refreshments:

Monday, May 11, 2009

Thank You for Bulb Giveaway

Each year the club donates thousands of crocus and daffodil bulbs to the public for planting in pubic spaces throughout Capitol Hill. This year, Linda and Henry sent a thank you along with these photos of giveaway bulbs that they planted near 10th and Massachusetts Avenue NE:

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Hill Rag Features President's Project

The May issue of The Hill Rag reported on the first phase of President Elvira Sisolak's project to re-landscape the front of the Verizon building in the residential neighborhood on 7th Street NE. You can read the article by clicking on the pictures below or by going here.
Reproduced by permission of The Hill Rag.