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Meredith Graves who heads Winterthur’s flower arrangers is excited about hydrangeas: Hydrangeas are just perfect this time of year. These are our two favorite for using in arrangements and also for drying for our spectacular Yuletide dried flower tree. If you wish to dry —- cut long stems and hang in dry room with humidifier if […]

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Wednesday at Winterthur – July 18, 2012 11:30 am, please meet at the Visitor Center Patio. We will take a garden tram to the shade of Icewell Terrace for the demonstration. Hydrangeas are a favorite flower for many, including garden horticulturist Suzanne French. Join her to learn how to identify, select, site, and care for […]

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Early this week, I had the pleasure of escorting camera man Chris from the National Geographic Channel into the Winterthur Garden. They are here filming an episode of “America’s Lost Treasures” that focuses on objects of regional interest that local people submit for consideration. We were out in the morning chill do get background shots for […]

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by Suzanne French Dotted throughout the garden hydrangeas provide delightful pockets of color among the lush expanses of summer green. For the past three months, they have dazzled us with their pink, blue, purple and white blooms. But with the season waning their mopheads, lacecaps and panicles have all but faded away. Even Hydrangea macrophylla […]

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Since the Winterthur garden is known for its color in spring, few visitors are prepared for sweeps of color in the summer. Flowering shrubs are the major contributor to the summer color palette in the Garden this time of year, accompanied by the perennial flowers of daylily, astilbe, hosta and bugbane. There are accents of color […]

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