The morning light crests the hill. The birds are singing their spring songs. I have the garden to myself. I take a deep breath, I bend forward. I exhale. I take a deep breath and come back to standing. I take a deep breath and bend at the knees to a crouching position. I breathe [...]
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Today’s fall weather brings to my mind the sensation of biting into of a crisp apple. Sharp and clear, sweet and organic. The crisp air and bright sunshine pair perfectly with my favorite wool jacket and soft burgundy scarf. When I walked in this morning, the low bright light through the trees was practically begging to [...]
This last Saturday was the first for Winterthur’s Farmstand. A beautiful day and farm fresh vegetables combined to create a successful day for our farmers, Tim and Amy, and HG Haskell of SIW Vegetables.
Maggie Lidz reports on a recent project: Recently, Winterthur was loaned a fantastic collection of historical Winterthur garden photos to scan. George Fistrovich, Winterthur’s staff photographer from 1969 to 1999, gave John Feliciani a box of 69 color slides, taken between 1968 and 1984, to scan for our records. (John is Winterthur’s Director of Horticulture.) [...]
My thanks to the staff and volunteers who shared their shots of a snow-cloaked Winterthur. Photos of Winterthur taken by guests, volunteers, and staff members can be viewed through the “Winterthur garden” group on Flickr. It is fun to see the many different ways the Winterthur garden can be captured on film (or should [...]
The Winterthur landscape seems to inspire photographic creativity. HF du Pont even tried his hand at taking photographs of the garden. Below is a scan of a rare, early color photograph taken by du Pont in 1916 as he was developing the garden. Just as it inspired Mr. du Pont, we hope that the garden [...]
This last spring Winterthur hosted a photography workshop with teacher and photographer Allen Rokach. Allen’s students spent two days exploring Winterthur and, with the help of his artist’s eye, captured beautiful moments in our chilly April garden. All of the images below have been provided courtesy of the students (and Allen) for this gallery. Over the rest [...]