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Molly Hendry, one of our Garden and Estate Interns wrote :   On July 10th, all of the Winterthur horticulture interns loaded up into a van and headed over to participate in the Regional Intern Workday hosted this year at Tyler Arboretum. We were joined by over 60 interns from Longwood Gardens, Scott Arboretum, Morris […]

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June 18, 2014 – Have you ever wondered how those wacky arborists get so high in the trees here at Winterthur and what are they doing? Kevin Braun, Winterthur’s Garden and Estate arborist will demonstrate techniques and talk about the different tools an arborist uses. Walks last 45-60 minutes.  Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided […]

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Wednesday at Winterthur – June 12, 2013 The Winterthur Garden is filled with fabulous spring-flowering shrubs—which means lots of summer pruning!  Join associate curator Carol Long as she highlights the pruning of some of the more common garden shrubs as well as the proper tools to do the job right. 11:30 am, please meet at […]

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If I had a dime for every time I hear “So what do you guys do in the winter?” I would be writing this blog from my own private tropical island somewhere.  OK—maybe not a tropical island as I am not too fond of the heat; how about a snowy New England hilltop?  Regardless, you […]

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A question we often hear this time of year is, “When should I prune my spring flowering shrubs?” Azaleas and forsythia, for example, can take us by surprise in spring by how much they have grown. You may need to prune your shrubs to restore their shape or to reclaim a path or part of a bed. In general, […]

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