Posts Tagged ‘garden programs’

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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July 22, 2015 In August 2014, Winterthur gained two new residents—Franklin and Stanley, a pair of Boer goats. The Natural Lands team acquired these two friendly fellows from the New Castle County 4-H program and will be using them to reduce the densities of various woody invasive plants throughout our woodlands. Come out to meet […]

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July 15, 2015 Groundcovers are low-growing plants used to cover bare ground and prevent the growth of weeds. They also can be useful in problem areas, such as slopes where mowing grass would be difficult. They’re useful in any garden—public or private—and they provide an ornamental layer as well. There are many groundcovers available. Some do […]

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July 8, 2015 Over the past years, we have been replanting and restoring the design intent of the Winterthur Garden as envisioned by its creator, Henry Francis du Pont. Join Linda Eirhart, director of horticulture and curator of plants, to learn more about our process for garden restoration and to review examples of our work. […]

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July 1, 2015 Initially conceived by Henry Francis du Pont’s father, the Colonel, in collaboration with the noted plantsman Charles Sargent, the Pinetum has evolved into much more than just a collection of conifers. Placement and design of the plants there and well as their history will be highlighted on this walk. Walks last 45–60 […]

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June 24, 2015 Join horticulturist Jessica Tsakiris on a walk through Icewell Terrace as she describes the shade-loving perennials that reside there. 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 am on Wednesdays from April through October (except August). Wednesdays at Winterthur […]

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June 17, 2015 Join garden guide Terry Colonna for a hands-on demonstration on flower drying. Terry will use the same techniques as they dry flowers for the Yuletide Tree displayed at Winterthur. Each participant will learn several tips to insure success with flower drying as they prepare their own flower to take home. Walks last […]

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June 10, 2015 Join Assistant Conservator Lauren Fair and Estate Supervisor Rob Plankinton for a walking tour and discussion about garden objects in the Winterthur Garden. They will be discussing current, future, and completed projects along with conservation practices. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening […]

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June 3, 2015 Hundreds of different ferns can be grown in our gardens. They range from inches high to four feet tall, evergreen to deciduous, and basic green to shades of silver and red. Join Linda Eirhart, director of horticulture and curator of plants, on a stroll today to discover a dozen that are easy to […]

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