I was lucky enough to attend a conference in Washington DC last week. As always, it is a great experience. I was able to tour the Capitol.
I'm sure these are the pictures you expect to see.
Lots of cement and stone.
She still had water in the bird baths. I wasn't able to capture a bird using them, but I promise every time I wandered by one there was a bird in it.
She created this adorable gnome display below and was working on a second one when I left. If you look up the Smithsonian Gardens on Instagram she should be posting how to create them soon.
She made the gnomes hats herself and credited 4-H with teaching her to sew.
If you get a chance, I recommend going to the Smithsonian Gardens on Instagram. You can see Janet in action. She is a wonderful lady and I enjoyed my visit with her immensely.
I also visited the Enid A. Haupt Garden, the Native Landscape at the National Museum of the American Indian, and the People's Garden.