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The best part of photographing this Chinese witch-hazel was enjoying its wonderful sweet fragrance.  This one is Hamamelis mollis ‘ Wisley Supreme’.    Its name is derived from the fact that it originated at Wisley Garden, the flagship garden of the Royal Horticultural Society.  Be sure to walk by the patio of our Visitor Center to enjoy these.   Join us for our Bank to […]

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April 16, 2014 – Enjoy an early spring day in the Azalea Woods. Susan Sibley, garden horticulturist, will be your guide as you witness the garden come to life with Bluebells, Trillium, and Windflowers. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 […]

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WALK-INS WELCOME As some of you know we recently opened an exhibit entitled Costumes of Downton Abbey. This very popular exhibit has tied up our phone lines. Don’t worry, there are more than 100 seats still available for the Bank to Bend lecture. You can arrive on Saturday morning and purchase a ticket. Saturday, March […]

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Saturday, March 9 was a terrific day in the Winterthur Garden. Be sure to come to Bank to Bend in 2014! Chris Strand reports: – 172 attended the Bank to Bend lecture – at least 75 enjoyed the 2nd Saturday Walk – lots of wonderful plants sold by the specialty nurseries  ***************************************   Don’t miss the excitement at Winterthur tomorrow, […]

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This is a great kick-off to spring! Saturday, March 9, 2013 11:00 am to noon Copeland Lecture Hall This year’s Bank to Bend event will feature a lecture by Alan Street of the renown nursery Avon Bulbs. Known for his passion for bulbs, Alan will describe how he got interested in snowdrops, how they have […]

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UPDATED! We hope you will join us on Saturday, March 10, at 11:00 am when plantsman and snowdrop expert David Culp shares his insights into these remarkable bulbs, with images of his garden and other famous winter gardens and snowdrop collections. This is your chance to gather design ideas and learn how to identify and grow these […]

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Linda Eirhart, Curator, Plants,  Assistant Director, Horticulture writes about snowdrops: There are millions of snowdrops on Winterthur’s March Bank. They are primarily the Giant Snowdrop, Galanthus elwesii,  and the Common Snowdrop, Galanthus nivalis. The Giant Snowdrop has taller and wider leaves. Although the flowering times will overlap, the Giant will start flowering sooner and finish […]

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Bank to Bend Garden Lecture “From Art into Landscape” March 12, 11:00 am How does an artist design a garden? How does a garden designer use art as inspiration? Join Gary Smith, the designer of Winterthur’s Enchanted Woods, as he discusses his personal connection to art and horticultural design. Learn creative ways to integrate your […]

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Happy Spring!  If you’ve ever seen the Winterthur Garden in late March, you may be wondering how “the blue” is coming along on the March Bank. While the indigo hues of Glory-of-the-snow and Siberian squill are evident in the warmest spots, we are about a week away from the blanket of blue. Stay tuned! Two events are fast […]

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We are excited to have a very special speaker for this year’s Bank to Bend lecture. Fergus Garrett, Head Gardener at Great Dixter, will be sharing the history and current status of the world famous garden he manages near the South Coast of England. The write-up as it appears on our website: Bank to Bend […]

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