Posts Tagged ‘March Bank’

…still looks as sweet.  OK, so the blue flowers can’t read a calendar, but all that matters is that the March Bank is coming into its blue glory and is waiting to feed your soul after a long winter.  Although not at its peak, there is enough blue to warrant a visit and with the […]

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Many thanks to Donald Shedrick for sharing his scrumptious photographs of the Winterthur Garden in early spring, taken late last week. Come and see!  

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Mother Nature has a way of encouraging us to live in the moment and, at the same time, preparing us for things to come.  While mulch mowing the leaves on the March Bank during the balmy temperatures of last week, I nearly mowed the first snowdrop.  November 19th; this is the earliest date I ever recall […]

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Last week, the arrows were not out because the March Bank was pretty much the main garden attraction.  Fast forward a week and we are in a completely different garden setting.  For those who don’t know what “the arrows” are, they are white directional arrows that lead you through the garden to look at the flowering highlights for […]

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Early spring has arrived in the Winterthur Garden! The March Bank is in its spectacular blue phase with Glory-of-the-snow and Siberian squill dotted with sweet yellow daffodils.  Here and there, cornelian cherry trees create clouds of gold against an azure sky.  Look for hellebores in full bloom along Winterhazel Walk and at the Museum Store. Honeysuckle […]

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The March Bank is beautiful today with waves of blue flowers in full bloom – Glory-of-the-Snow and Siberian Squill. Now the question: “How long will it last?”  We’re guessing, based on how incredibly blue it is today, along with this week’s chilly temperatures, that we’ll enjoy the March Bank’s blue phase through the weekend, April 6-7. But even if […]

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At the recent Longwood Graduate Program Symposium, planned and hosted by the Fellows of the Longwood Graduate Program, Louise Chawla spoke of the benefits of access to natural green spaces. Take a look at Dr. Chawla’s list if you need to justify a walk in a beautiful garden like Winterthur’s this spring! More rapid healing from illness Reduced […]

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Happy April Fool’s Day- the March Bank is blooming beautifully in April!  

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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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I heard a rumor that there were snowdrops (Galanthus) blooming in the Winterthur Garden, so (tough job!) I decided to traipse into the garden yesterday afternoon to have a look. Thanks to help from Amy M., I found a strong stand of snowdrops of the December form along the stones of the upper Glade Garden. Plus a lovely […]

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