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Something is brewing in the Winterthur Garden as is evident by a strange mirrored structure at the edge of the Pinetum. Follies. This may not be a word used much in the American lexicon but you probably know the concept. The following definition about sums it up: Architecture. A whimsical or extravagant structure built to […]

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Enchanted Summer Day is Saturday June 18th ♦ 11am – 3pm   Celebrate the beginning of summer in our award-winning children’s garden!  Enjoy music, magic, stories, crafts, face-painting, and ice cream from Woodside Farm Creamery.  It’s sure to be a fun-filled day for the whole family, rain or shine.     Here’s the Winterthur Web site page […]

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There are numerous benefits to walking through a garden but there is arguably none better than capturing a moment like the setting sun illuminating a tree line, a unique cloud formation or catching a glimpse of wildlife. Here are some of those moments within the past week, sometimes taken when one might not think of inspiration […]

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The work on the Gathering Green in Winterthur’s Enchanted Woods is developing. The blogpost from September 3rd laid the ground work out for this project and this post will highlight the progress thus far. The initial work entailed the removal of soil. This was done primarily by hand—either through digging with a shovel or through […]

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Linda Eirhart, Director of Horticulture, Curator of Plants writes about an upcoming project in Enchanted Woods: The initial design of the Gathering Green was to be just that, a circle of green lawn.  But trees grow and little feet have loved running through and around the space. The lawn has been reseeded several times over […]

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Lois Stoehr, associate curator of education, writes: Bring your children, your children’s children, your neighbor’s children, or any other kids you happen to know to Enchanted Summer Day, which takes place Saturday, June 20th from 11:00 to 3:00.  Enjoy music, magic, stories, crafts, face-painting, and ice cream from Woodside Farm Creamery. Hope to see you there! All […]

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Join the fun in the Winterthur Garden tomorrow, June 14, when we celebrate ‘Enchanted Summer Day!’ Do come early and expect a few lines at the Visitor Center, however, as we welcome many happy guests for Enchanted Summer Day as well as many in attendance to see The Costumes of Downton Abbey. What’s the best […]

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  Those fairies and gnomes have been at it again, this time changing the location of the garden tram stop in Enchanted Woods. Why, you may ask? * so there’s a shady spot for a bench, in case you’re waiting for the tram * so your toes aren’t in muddy soil while you enjoy the […]

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An area of the garden will be getting a little fall facelift in the upcoming weeks.  Starting on October 14th and ending the 24th, weather permitting (we use this fallback excuse in the garden all the time), Page Excavating Company will be resurfacing Quarry Lane.   Across the street, our trusty thatcher William Cahill of Custom […]

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Lois Stoehr, associate curator of education, writes: Bring your children, your children’s children, your neighbor’s children, or any other kids you happen to know to Enchanted Summer Day, which takes place this Saturday (the 15th) from 11:00 to 3:00.  Enjoy music, magic, stories, crafts, face-painting, and ice cream from Woodside Farm Creamery.  The weather looks great for […]

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