Stone Conservation in the Bishop’s Garden

September 21, 2022 The design of the Bishop’s Garden incorporates plants of historical interest and plants of the Bible and Christian legends. Medieval sculpture serve as focal points and backdrops to the plantings. The Bishop’s Garden was completed in 1928, and in 2013 the garden was rededicated following a major restoration and replanting. In 2018 All …

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How the Bishop’s Garden Remains a Showstopper

December 1, 2020 A college student working on a project in the Bishop’s Garden recently asked All Hallows Guild for information about garden practices, pest control, and maintenance. This prompted the editors to interview Ms. Adrienne Schopf, staff horticulturist for the Bishop’s Garden. Her responses reveal not only the constant work necessary to maintain this …

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In Memoriam

July 31, 2020 All Hallows Guild has recently lost two extraordinary and dedicated members. Remembering Kimmarie Brown Jamison and Hilda Hutchins McCollum – individuals of amazing capability and generous spirit. Kimmarie Brown Jamison Kimmarie Brown Jamison of Washington, DC, attended Spelman College. As a full-time DC government employee and mother of three children attending Cathedral …

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Restricted Hours for Bishop’s Garden

June 9, 2020 We never want to see these signs closing off the Bishop’s Garden from visitors. Our wish is to share the beauty with all who come to find peace, serenity, and nature’s gifts in the shadow of the cathedral. Extraordinary circumstances make this temporary limited closure necessary. Coronavirus Side Effects For two weeks …

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All Hallows Guild was founded in 1916 to provide for the care and beautification of the grounds of Washington National Cathedral. The Guild works closely with the horticultural staff to preserve this historic landscape and raises funds for renovation and renewal of the gardens.


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