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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Colors of fall come and go differently each year. Join Carol Long, associate curator of the garden, on a walk to see the crème de la crème of the day. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am […]

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Winterthur was once a model farm that embraced groundbreaking agricultural research and cattle breeding.  Join Winterthur Garden guide Debra Shedrick to explore what it was like to run such a farm at the highest levels of American society in the first half of the 20th century— an endeavor that resulted in the […]

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Join Assistant Conservator Lauren Fair and Estate Supervisor Rob Plankinton for a walking tour and discussion about Winterthur’s garden objects. They will be discussing current, future, and completed projects along with conservation practices. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin […]

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 As fall brings a variety of color, take a walk with Linda Bailey, natural lands technician, on the field pathways to enjoy the asters and goldenrod varieties and observe the wildlife that inhabit these areas. Please wear hiking shoes and bring a camera. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks […]

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Join garden horticulturists, Suzanne French and Jessica Tsakiris, to learn how to gather natural materials in order to create whimsical arrangements. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am on Wednesdays from April through October (except August). Included […]

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Join Estate Historian Jeff Groff in the Brown Learning Center for an illustrated overview of three buildings that were important parts of Winterthur and the role they played over time. Then enjoy a walk to take a closer look and hear more about them.               […]

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Heirloom tomatoes have become increasingly popular for many reasons but mainly because of their brilliant complex flavors. Join garden horticulturist Amy Bloom-Mountz in tasting and learning some of her favorite varieties grown right here at Winterthur. Pick your favorite and take seeds to grow at home. Join us for demonstrations, talks, […]

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 From seeps/springs to flowing streams and ponds, join Marlin Dise,  superintendent, Farm & Environmental Horticulture, to learn more about the useful and aesthetic qualities of Winterthur’s surface water. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am on Wednesdays from […]

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Ever wonder what those green wires are running up into some of Winterthur’s largest and most prized trees? Come join Kevin Braun, garden and estate arborist, as he shares his knowledge on lightning protection. He will discuss when protection is a good idea to install, how it is installed, and the importance […]

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016 For over a decade, wood turner Ron Brown has been transforming wood salvaged from fallen Winterthur trees into exquisite pieces of functional art. The bowls, vases, and various other woodenware he crafts are displayed and available for purchase at Winterthur’s Museum Store. Demonstrating with a tabletop lathe, Ron will offer an […]

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