The most beautiful gardens in Georgetown are finally getting ready for their close up again. GM has learned that Dumbarton Oaks is targeting a mid-April reopening of their gardens.
Exact details have yet to be announced, but the public’s return to these grounds will provide a huge psychological boost as we enter the bell lap of this horrible pandemic.
A mid-April opening would mean we’d miss a couple of the early highlights of the spring, including the Plum Walk, the saucer magnolias, and, of course, the cherries:
But if the gardens do open by late April, we’ll still get to enjoy the incredible wisteria:
And more to the point, we’ll get to enjoy the incredible beauty of the grounds themselves. It will be greatly welcome.