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2017 HPS March Into Spring Conf Brochure

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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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UPDATED Our mapping intern, Cole, developed an estimate for the number of daffodil flowers at Winterthur. I will offer some sort of prize (daffodil bulbs? daffodil cookies?) to the person who makes the closest guess to the number. You can guess in person at the Winterthur Visitor Center up until 3:00 on Saturday, April 16. Mr. du Pont […]

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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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The Garden Programs 2015 have been posted, both on Winterthur’s website and on the Garden Programs page of the blog (see 2015 tab above). I will be adding information and updates about these classes, programs, and events over the next several weeks, so check back here often for new information. Our first program of the year […]

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Today, even with the rain, artists are busy capturing the beauty of the Winterthur Garden and Estate. They’re part of an event sponsored by the Children’s Beach House in Lewes, Delaware. The artists had two or three venues to capture each day this week, from Monday through Thursday. https://www.pleinairbrandywinevalley.org/ At Winterthur, the artists usually to […]

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    Round up the kids, neighbors, and grandkids and head over to Winterthur this Saturday, October 4. It’s Truck and Tractor Day! You’ll find a new and improved tree climbing activity where you can pretend to be an arborist, the ever popular fire hose demonstration put on by Winterthur’s own fire company, and our […]

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Kevin Braun, estate arborist, writes: We are getting ready for Truck and Tractor Day 2014! Here are some of our dedicated garden staff trying out our new kids climb equipment. Come on out October 4th and let your kids climb like a professional! The Winterthur Kids Climb will be open and running all day.   […]

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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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