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October 28, 2015 Giving your home bit of interest for the fall isn’t that difficult at all.  Lois Lawton will use end-of season plant material from your garden to add unique interest to your autumnal arrangements and displays. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening […]

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October 21, 2015 Join horticulturists Leigh Donnelly and Michele Christiano on a walking tour of four of their favorite fall-blooming shrubs. They will discuss the seasonal interest, maintenance, and plant placements of these seasonally unique plants. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events […]

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October 14, 2015 Flowering quince (Chaenomeles sp.) are not only beautiful spring flowering plants but also prolific producers of fruit. Join Carol Long, associate curator of the garden, as she offers some “tips from the kitchen” on how to cook with this fruit. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering […]

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October 7, 2015 Join us on some trails to add to your walking options as you explore the Winterthur estate. Be sure to wear sturdy footwear as some of the terrain is uneven. 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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September 30, 2015 Winterthur is updating the mapping of the garden and its plants by converting it to a Geographic Information System (GIS). All of the roads, contour lines, streams, and buildings have been mapped, as well as almost all the plants. Come join Lori Schnick, our plant mapping specialist, to learn how we are […]

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September 23, 2015 As fall brings a variety of color, take a walk on the field pathways to enjoy the asters and goldenrod varieties and observe the wildlife that inhabit these areas. Please wear hiking shoes and bring a camera. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range […]

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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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September 9, 2015 This illustrated talk on the history of country house parties at Winterthur draws on archival images and explores both the “upstairs” and “downstairs” aspects of entertaining on a large scale, from the arrival of the guests through the many weekend activities. Join us following the talk for a walk to the Reflecting […]

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September 2, 2015 Learn some new tips and old tricks for photographically capturing the beauty of a garden. Jeannette Lindvig will kick-start your passion for photographing flowers and nature. Join her for September second’s Wednesdays at Winterthur as Jeannette introduces you to the joys of digital garden photography, with a talk at the Brown Horticultural Center, […]

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July 29, 2015 Join Winterthur horticulturist David Schurr, as he welcomes the true movers and shakers of the Winterthur Garden—the summer garden interns. Hear first-hand accounts of what a summer is like living and working on an American treasure. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of […]

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