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School of Botanical Art at McCrillis GardensMcCrillis Gardens

6910 Greentree Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20817

Admission: Free
Hours: Gardens open daily from 10:00a.m. to sunset.
Directions: Driving directions from MapQuest.
Parking: Limited on-street parking available. After 4:00 pm weekdays or on weekends, parking is available at the Woods Academy across the street. No parking is available on the grounds.

McCrillis Gardens was donated to The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission in 1978 by its owners, William and Virginia McCrillis. Managed by Brookside Gardens, the Gardens have been refined as a premier shade garden. Choice ornamental trees and shrubs extend the flowering season while bulbs, groundcovers and shade-loving perennials add ongoing color and texture. A pavilion and benches provide restful vantage points.

Classes for the Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art & Illustration, formerly located on the first floor of the McCrillis house, are now held at Brookside Gardens Visitors Center.

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