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 Summer Intern Program a Two-Way Benefit

August 1, 2019 Guild Provides College Interns To Horticulture Staff Again this year the Guild has the pleasure of sponsoring three college students who work with our horticulture and grounds staff for the summer. Alyssa Steele is a rising sophomore at University of Maryland in the Landscape Architecture program. She has learned that her academic …

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“Set in Stone” doesn’t mean Forever!

February 5, 2019 stonework Repairs Needed in the Gardens From the very early years of All Hallows Guild, our visionary leader, Florence Brown Bratenahl, had as her watchwords, “Historic Trees, Boxwood, Yew and Stone.” Indeed Mrs. Bratenahl wrote a booklet with this title in 1932, highlighting examples of all these materials on the Cathedral hillside. …

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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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