Every year around now, GM re-runs an article reminding people that Dumbarton Oaks in the fall is nearly as spectacular as it is in the spring. But this year we can’t enjoy it in person, whether we’re reminded to or not.
So GM will have to merely offer you this virtual visit. May it bring you some peace:
Dumbarton Oaks is well known for its spring displays of incredible seasonal bounties. But people often overlook how spectacular the acres of gardens are in the fall. Hurry up and catch it now before it’s gone.
But here’s just a taste. The wildflowers of the Herbaceous Border are breathtaking:
The rest of the garden is at that magical moment when the gardeners loosen their grips and the plants give off one more explosion before the winter:
Of course the rest of Dumbarton Oaks is also looking great: