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As the garden quietly edges toward summer, the white arrows that lead guests to the flowering highlights have been removed and stored away until next year. There is always something to see in the Winterthur Garden but the “sensory overload” of the spring is now replaced with lush greens and a more discerning eye to […]

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Garden Insider: Destination—Quarry Garden Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – 11:30 am – Brown Horticulture Learning Center H.F. du Pont found a creative way to re-purpose a once active rock quarry on the Estate into one of Winterthur’s most unique garden areas. Join horticulturist Jim Pirhalla for a walk to the Quarry Garden, where you will […]

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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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May 27, 2015 Below the Quarry Bridge is a series of waterfalls, or weirs, that carry the water from the Quarry to the ponds. Come and see a brief presentation of the restoration process, then join Carol Long, associate curator of the garden, for a walk to see the newly restored area in person. Walks […]

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October 8, 2014 – Winter winds will soon blow through our gardens. How might we use berries, bark, foliage, and flowers to enliven our landscapes? Consider stunning native plants, early-blooming bulbs, and ornamentals. Share your experiences and get new ideas while walking with Karen Steenhoek, assistant curator of garden interpretation, today as she takes us through the garden and […]

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September 9, 2014 – Enjoy summer’s last blooms with Garden Horticulturist Suzanne French.  Join her on Wednesday, September 10, for a walk to the Quarry, where red, purple, white and yellow flowers mingle beautifully in the bog. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These […]

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Our Garden Intern, Laura Cruz, writes the following about an upcoming project: The Quarry Garden is beautiful this time of year with lots of blooms including Cardinal Flower, Closed Bottle Gentian, Black-eyed Susan and Royal Standard Hosta. But this fall there is something else exciting is in store for the Quarry!  As you might already know, […]

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An area of the garden will be getting a little fall facelift in the upcoming weeks.  Starting on October 14th and ending the 24th, weather permitting (we use this fallback excuse in the garden all the time), Page Excavating Company will be resurfacing Quarry Lane.   Across the street, our trusty thatcher William Cahill of Custom […]

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The contractors finished the work a day early, so the Quarry Bridge is now open for visitors to be able to look down at the late summer display in the Quarry Bog.  Not many people visit a garden for the quality of the blacktop, but it is nice when it looks a little more polished—kind of […]

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It takes a lot to keep a garden going, and while most of the time we try to not interfere with the visitors’ experience, sometime it is unavoidable.  The path that draws you down to the Quarry Garden will be undergoing some much-needed repair.  Starting Monday, August 26,and continuing through that week, the bridge will […]

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