Posts Tagged ‘November gardens’

Maggie Lidz, Winterthur’s estate historian, offers these observations from Friday, November 18:   You never know what the garden will be like in November, switching quickly from warm and vividly-colored to miserable damp and grey. Late last Friday afternoon, the air was cool and fresh as the afternoon sun lit up the landscape, already brilliant […]

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Maggie Lidz, Winterthur’s estate historian writes: Given the current angst about global warming, it is interesting to read how troublesome warm weather was in the past. From the 1840s when Winterthur was created by Evelina du Pont Bidermann to the 1940s under the last private owner H. F. du Pont, unusual heat in November created […]

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