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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How the Bishop’s Garden Gave us Loyal Volunteers

March 10, 2020 This is a story about a chance meeting, a growing connection to the Bishop’s Garden, a wedding, and a commitment to each other and to working to keep the cathedral grounds as beautiful as they were on their wedding day.  Aaron Polacek and Rachel Noteware were married in the Bishop’s Garden four …

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Making the Bishop’s Garden’s Ancient Stones Safer

October 20, 2019 The Stone and brick walkways and steps of the Bishop’s Garden are irregular and uneven. Stones were retrieved from abandoned plantations in Maryland and Virginia nearly a century ago to place here. When they were first used on those plantations in the early years of this country only hand methods of dressing …

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Holiday Décor: Boxwood Blight and Safe Practices

December 8, 2018 With holiday decorating in full swing it is tempting to reach for beautiful boxwood clippings to augment fir and hemlock greens inside and outside our homes. The fragrance and vibrant green of boxwood are wonderful additions to swags and garlands, table trees and wreaths. Unfortunately, the current spread of boxwood blight is …

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Summer Horticulture Interns a Mutual Benefit

August 23, 2018   All Hallows Guild sponsors two or three garden interns each summer for a double mission: their  young and energetic work helps our staff during the intensive growing (and weeding) season, and they receive  both practical experience at our gardens and education through field trips to local public gardens and at horticulture …

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WHO WE ARE

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.

CONTACT US

  • (202) 537-2937
  • (202) 537-2321
  • ahg@allhallowsguild.org
  • 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20016

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