If you are planning a trip to Washington D C make sure you stop in the US Botanic Garden at the Nation Mall. The flowers and plants are incredible.
Saturday August 16th is One Planet Ours Family Day from 10:00 am -4:30 pm. There will be cooking demonstrations, tours, and activities.
The US Botanic Gardens got it's start in 1816. It contains a collection of plants from all over the globe.
Here are a few pictures of orchids that you can see in the Conservatory.