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Predictions of Blue

Associate Curator of Gardens Carol Long is polishing her crystal ball and making a prediction on when the March Bank will show its famous blue hue. The blue phase is made up of tiny Siberian squill (Scilla sibirica), and Glory-of-the-snow (Chionodoxa lucilliae) and other early spring flowers. We’re guessing, based on the upcoming weather predictions, […]

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Want to know exactly what’s in bloom in the Winterthur Garden? Take a look at this list compiled by two of our amazing volunteers. http://www.winterthur.org/pdfs/03.26.2013 Winterthur Bloom list 11.pdf   If you’d like to know more about volunteering at Winterthur, make plans to come to one of Chris Strand’s volunteer events. The first one is […]

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    March: in like a lion, out like a lamb? I think not! Monday’s snow threw us all for a loop; we had already been thinking spring but in the Winterthur Garden that is not a hard thing to do. Winter still occurs for 3 months here but the amount of winter flowering bulbs […]

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Update: We expect the March Bank to peak in its blue phase this week!  Come and see! With this beautiful warm weather, you might be wondering if the March Bank has turned blue yet?  I’ve seen many Siberian Squill (Scilla sibirica) and Glory-of-the-Snow (Chionodoxa lucilliae) in bloom at Winterthur, especially in sunny, protected places. For the answer of […]

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