Posts Tagged ‘fall’

Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library   WINTERTHUR BLOOM REPORT #28  October 21, 2020 66F, cloudy with fog & mist   +: Abundant fbb: Flower-bud breaking b: Some bloom fb: Full Bloom pf: Petals falling/drying pb: Past bloom (few remain) ber: Berries, fruits   Check these out:   Hocus-Crocus: The showy crocus (Crocus speciosus) are blooming […]

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Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library WINTERTHUR BLOOM REPORT #27  October 14, 2020 68F, sunny   +: Abundant fbb: Flower-bud fb: Full Bloom pf: Petals falling/drying pb: Past bloom (few remain) ber: Berries, fruits   Check these out:   Brilliant: The crabapple (Malus species and varieties) fruits are sparkling like fine red art glass at the […]

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Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library WINTERTHUR BLOOM REPORT #25  October 1, 2020 70F, partly cloudy   +: Abundant fbb: Flower-bud breaking b: Some bloom fb: Full Bloom pf: Petals falling/drying pb: Past bloom (few remain) ber: Berries, fruits . Check these out:   Asters in all of the meadows: Asters (Symphiotrichum species) are in abundance […]

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Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library WINTERTHUR BLOOM REPORT #24  September 23, 2020 73F, sunny   +: Abundant fbb: Flower-bud breaking b: Some bloom fb: Full Bloom pf: Petals falling/drying pb: Past bloom (few remain) ber: Berries, fruits . Check these out: The show is at its best: The autumn crocus (Colchicum byzantium – lavender-pink with […]

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The arrival of fall is always an exciting time of year for the garden staff at Winterthur. Cooler weather cues fall planting, deadheading, and weeding which really means one thing: prep for the winter ahead. This is no different for migrating birds making their way through flyways heading to their overwintering locations. Did you know […]

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I enjoy garden projects – as opposed to chores. To me a project is something that will improve or add lasting value to your garden. Raking leaves, for example, is a chore. Naturalizing bulbs, on the other hand, is a project because a sweep of naturalized bulbs will add years of low maintenance beauty to […]

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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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October 22, 2014 – Join our garden guide, Mike Rausch, to learn the ins and outs of taking your tropical plants that have been sitting outside all summer and bringing them indoors for the winter. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at […]

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An area of the garden will be getting a little fall facelift in the upcoming weeks.  Starting on October 14th and ending the 24th, weather permitting (we use this fallback excuse in the garden all the time), Page Excavating Company will be resurfacing Quarry Lane.   Across the street, our trusty thatcher William Cahill of Custom […]

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Horticulturist Jim Pirhalla writes about one of our lesser known trees: One of the definitions of chestnut I have found is “a stale joke”.   Another is “something, as a story, lacking freshness or originality”.  Perhaps I should put down the dictionary before it’s too late.  The chestnut that I would like to refer to in this […]

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