Nature can sure keep us hopping! Last week we had single digit temperatures, significant ice and snowfall and today, sunshine and warm temperatures are again raining down. March is known for this behavior but never-the-less it sets our mind spinning a bit. The still-frozen ground and melting snow has made for a “mud season” for […]
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Many thanks to Donald Shedrick for sharing his scrumptious photographs of the Winterthur Garden in early spring, taken late last week. Come and see!
Loads of plants are blooming in the Winterthur Garden today. Snow drops, winter aconites, adonis, spring snowflakes, winter jasmine, witchhazel, and “Tommy” crocus are all out to greet spring and delight the observant garden lover. Pick up a copy of “March Bank Spring Flower Highlights” at the visitor center and take a trek in this early-spring/late-winter paradise […]
Maggie Lidz, estate historian, shares a photograph along with excerpts from du Pont family correspondence about the Winterthur Garden. March is one of the most exciting gardening months in Delaware. Spring can emerge slowly or with amazing speed. See these descriptions of March over Henry Francis du Pont’s lifetime During his long lifetime (1880-1969) du […]
With the warm temperatures, the Winterthur Garden popped today – come and see! Pick up a spring bloom sheet at the visitor center desk or at the galleries reception area and head out into paradise! * sparkling white snowdrops and snowflakes * golden adonis and butter-yellow aconite * delicate lavender “tommy” crocus Spring is (almost) here!