Kenilworth Acquatic Gardens: A Washington Treasure

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is one of the treasures of DC that not many people visit. Perhaps this is because it’s somewhat off the beaten path, tucked in on the easternmost edge of the city, just inside the Maryland border.  I spent a lovely Sunday afternoon with my friends Carter and Steve, enjoying some of this garden’s beautiful treasures. In addition to the water lilies and lotus blossoms, this marshy area is also home to many red winged blackbirds.  As I was taking a picture of one in the distance, he flew right toward me and I could see the full red of his wings’ underside — beautiful!

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