Josephs House Healing Garden
Imagine the sidewalk bench, dog water bowl, and “blessings box” that will soon fill this spot.
The walls are rising. We can now see the trajectory of the accessible ramp. More pics here.
Our construction signage.
The Day The Trees Fell and A Tyrant Rose, a blog post about the beginning of construction at a pivotal moment in history.
We gave gratitude for the gifts of the old garden and broke ground on the new with a ceremony of poetry, blessings and drumming. More photos here.
Prayer flags hang in the trees as we prepare to bless the garden and break ground for the garden to come.
Hanging prayer flags with names of all of our friends who have died at Joseph’s House.
As we prepared for groundbreaking, we asked our many friends to send prayers and wishes for prayer flags to hang during our Ceremony of Gratitude and Groundbreaking.
Getting ready to launch our Indiegogo campaign.
Reviewing stone samples for the new retaining wall and entrance.
Joseph’s House Executive Director Patty Wudel admires a possible boulder for the garden’s Terrace of Remembrance.
The MakeDC design team, Gregory Wilkie and Scott Walzak, discuss design options in front of the garden.
Celebrating our win in the Designing Dreams competition.
The Designing Dreams jury, which selected our healing garden as the winner of MakeDC‘s inaugural design competition, with the two co-founders at right.
1730 Lanier Place, NW
Washington, DC 20009