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September 16, 2015 The vivid colors of flowers and leaves can be transferred onto paper by pounding them in order to release their natural dyes. Join horticulturists Suzanne French and Amy Bloom-Mountz to learn how to make beautiful botanical cards and prints by using this simple technique. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, […]

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Yes, Winterthur has entered “spring:  the sequel.”  It took a little time for it to arrive, but the garden now is entering its best season where a weekly visit is highly recommended. To celebrate the abundance of flowers and the artful placement of plants in the landscape by Henry Francis du Pont, white directional arrows will […]

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Today is “the” day to see the tommies (Crocus tomasinianus) in full bloom on the East Terrace at Winterthur. They can also be found on hillsides near the fire station and greenhouses. Their delicate purple flowers with yellow stamens are a welcome sight in early spring. Other wonderful sights today: the butter yellow of the aconites and […]

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In a garden full of beautiful views, stunning combinations and stellar specimens I feel remiss at not pointing out every single “must see” experience in the garden. One that I will not overlook, however, and is in its full—and unusual—flower is our dove tree or Davidia involucrata var. vilmoriniana, located just behind the Dorrance Gallery […]

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