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Garden Insider: Amazing Azaleas—Getting to Know the Kurume Hybrids Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – 11:30 am – Brown Horticulture Learning Center Join horticulturist Susan Sibley for an easy stroll through Azalea Woods to examine the many beautiful examples of Kurume hybrid azaleas. Learn all about their history and see up-close the special color combinations that […]

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Full of Color

What a splendid day it is in the Winterthur Garden.  Fresh clear air, color in abundance, happy people, spring blooms – thrilling! As I begin to write about the garden, the word that springs to my mind is “full.”  But full doesn’t do it. A thesaurus is helpful to find words to describe the lush […]

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Tom Maddux, a specialist garden guide, spend Sunday May 3rd leading walks in the Winterthur Garden. He shares his experience below. I have often heard the phrase: “In the garden; every day is a good day”. Sunday, May 3rd, in cloudiness and drizzling rain, I saw an example of how true this is in the […]

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Yesterday, May 2nd was the first 2009 display of historic automobiles on the west lawn of the house. Five hardy owners brought their prized automobiles to the delight of garden guests.  I had the chance to walk from the visitor center to the museum a few times, so snapped a few photos along the way.   The […]

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Wednesdays at Winterthur on May 6th, 11:30 am at the Greenhouses. Come for a stroll through the azaleas with horticulturist Susan Sibley. Learn their history and see the color combinations that make Azalea Woods such a special place.   For more garden lectures and walks in 2009, take a look at this link: http://www.winterthur.org/calendar/garden_programs.asp

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  A quick walk through the Reflecting Pool garden today revealed a couple ideas I might use in my home garden. I’d never noticed that the burgundy leaves of the filbert match the coloration in the stone walls. We’re thinking about adding a stone wall in the backyard; this observation could inform our stone selection.  I walked to […]

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