Posts Tagged ‘Magnolia Bend’

The winter flowering display in the Winterthur garden is slow to unfurl. It usually begins in December with the first snowdrop emerging and when that occurs, it’s the equivalent of finding gold in what is the darkest and sometimes bleakest month of the year. Individual snowdrops emerge over January and February to form large, subtle […]

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If I had a dime for every time I hear “So what do you guys do in the winter?” I would be writing this blog from my own private tropical island somewhere.  OK—maybe not a tropical island as I am not too fond of the heat; how about a snowy New England hilltop?  Regardless, you […]

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Just came in from snapping a few photos at Magnolia Bend. It’s lovely and romantic today. Come see it soon, before the magnolias lose all their petals. What’s your favorite spot in the Winterthur Garden in the early spring? On the magnolia theme, check out Magnolia “Elizabeth” by the shuttle stop at the galleries. Our […]

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  Will someone stop hitting the fast forward button, please?  Over the past seven days we have progressed about three weeks—flower time, that is. We have gone from smelling the spicy scent of star magnolias (Magnolia stellata) to the perfume fragrance of lilacs (Syringa vulgaris cvs). It makes my head spin even more to think […]

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