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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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The Architect of the Capitol’s challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic buildings; adapting state-of-the-art technology; and increasing responsiveness to environmental, security and safety considerations in a rich historical setting.
The Architect of the Capitol's challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic...

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Ted Bechtol, AOC Capitol Grounds Division
For two beautiful summer days in late July, I traveled around Chippewa National...

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    National Garden Highlights Regional Plants and Sustainable Practice

    An outdoor laboratory for gardening in harmony with natural ecosystems.

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    Beyond the Dome – USBG Production Facility

    There are 16 growing zones, each one adjusted to precise light, temperature and humidity settings to ensure the plants' optimum…

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U.S. Botanic Garden