Each spring, I take several garden tours, not just for ideas and inspiration for my work as a garden designer, but also to enjoy the labor and love that others put into their own gardens. Last April, a friend passed along White House Garden Tour tickets (2012 dates are yet to be announced).
|View across the White House Lawn to the Washington Monument|
|Petals of Magnolia soulangeana spilling onto lawn by walk to the West Wing|
|A cherry tree hides the view of a bee hive (across from the kitchen garden)|
|The Kitchen Garden newly planted|
|Tulips and grape hyacinths|