The Maryland Native Plant Society

The Maryland Native Plant Society
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  • Olmsted Woods Walk: "Brilliant Fall Color with Native Plants"

Olmsted Woods Walk: "Brilliant Fall Color with Native Plants"

  • 11/04/2010
  • 10:00 AM
  • Olmsted Woods, National Cathedral, Washington, DC

Sponsoring Organization: All Hallows Guild at Washington National Cathedral

This walk will feature native plants such as:

  • American Serviceberry
  • American Yellowwood
  • Virginia Sweetspire
  • Spicebush
  • Fragrant Sumac
  • and native ferns and grasses.

Come stroll with staff horticulturist Deanne Eversmeyer through the All Hallows Guild Amphitheater and the Olmsted Woods and admire the brilliant borders of native plants that surround the edges at this colorful time of year. Plants' ornamental value, folklore and landscape uses will be discussed.

Directions: Participants meet at the George Washington Statue on Pilgrim Road, which is on the south side of the Cathedral. Visitor parking is available in the Cathedral garage accessible off Wisconsin Avenue.

Note: Please wear sturdy waterproof shoes.

RSVP: No reservations are required and all programs are free. Programs will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain.

More Information: Woodlands Information Line: 202.537.2319.

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