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What better way to utilize an “extra day”–Leap Day–than to take a moment to see how the Winterthur Garden is waking up. The intent was to go right to the March Bank because that is the main display at this time of year but I was lured by other flowers along the way. Here is how the […]

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There are numerous benefits to walking through a garden but there is arguably none better than capturing a moment like the setting sun illuminating a tree line, a unique cloud formation or catching a glimpse of wildlife. Here are some of those moments within the past week, sometimes taken when one might not think of inspiration […]

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September 23, 2015 As fall brings a variety of color, take a walk on the field pathways to enjoy the asters and goldenrod varieties and observe the wildlife that inhabit these areas. Please wear hiking shoes and bring a camera. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range […]

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September 2, 2015 Learn some new tips and old tricks for photographically capturing the beauty of a garden. Jeannette Lindvig will kick-start your passion for photographing flowers and nature. Join her for September second’s Wednesdays at Winterthur as Jeannette introduces you to the joys of digital garden photography, with a talk at the Brown Horticultural Center, […]

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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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A Taste of Crisp Macintosh

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 […]

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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.

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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.) […]

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Snow Photos

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 […]

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Winterthur for Photographers

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 […]

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