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Thanks to two loyal volunteers, here is the 10 1/2 page Winterthur Garden bloom list for Friday, May 4: http://www.winterthur.org/pdfs/05.04.12 number 17.pdf Highlights include: Wild blue phlox (Phlox divaricata) Rhododendrons (So many!) Peonies (At peak!) Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) Lily-of-the-Valley (Convallaria majalis) Wild Hyacinth (Camassia scilloides) Spiraea Viburnum Lilacs (Syringa spp.) Siberian bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla) Candleabra […]

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Full of Color

What a splendid day it is in the Winterthur Garden.  Fresh clear air, color in abundance, happy people, spring blooms – thrilling! As I begin to write about the garden, the word that springs to my mind is “full.”  But full doesn’t do it. A thesaurus is helpful to find words to describe the lush […]

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    Today in the Winterthur Garden, the Magnolia denudata “Elizabeth” is just opening with “her” pale yellow blossoms. In just a short walk to get a bit of fresh air, I encountered: – Museum guests enjoying Elizabeth’s first flowers – Near the museum store, Leigh Donnelly planting nearly 400 hellebores to complement the many boxwoods […]

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May Whites

Left to right: peony, snowball viburnum, weigela In an earlier post Carol wrote about blue in the early May garden. Just a little later in May, as the dogwoods begin to fade, white flowers begin to emerge. These whites can be a useful addition to the garden; they can add energy to a border, help to blend competing colors, […]

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