Garden Dialogues: Washington DC Area
On April 20th and May 4th, get exclusive access to private gardens in the Washington, DC area and hear directly from the designers and their clients about their collaborative process.
How do clients and designers work together? What makes for a great, enduring collaboration? Garden Dialogues provides unique opportunities for small groups to visit some of today’s most beautiful gardens created by some of the most accomplished designers currently in practice.
Saturday, April 20th, 10:30am to 12pm | Bethesda
A: Longview Farm
During six decades and only two owners, this rolling 8-acre property has become a horticultural wonderland with a swimming pool and entertainment areas, sweeping lawns, putting green, and hundreds of understory trees, masses of shrubs, and acres of perennial gardens.
Saturday, May 4th, 2 to 3:30pm | Washington, DC
B: Four Pavilions
Hugh Newell Jacobsen’s awarding winning 1978 Record House, situated on steeply sloping site, preserved the best part of the landscape. The 2012 renovation connects the house to the hillside landscape though the creation of a new minimalist garden terrace.