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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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Suzanne French, horticulturist of the Quarry Garden remarks on a featured plant. On these cold, blustery days, springtime can feel months away.  But for those that brave the thermometer’s low digits with a walk in the Winterthur Garden a sweet surprise can be found in the Quarry Garden.  Growing near the bridge that spans the bog, […]

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Thanks to the terrific work of Winterthur’s craftsmen and masons, the bridge over the Quarry Garden is open again. (Its railing was badly damaged when a tree fell on it during a summer storm.) Come and walk across the bridge and enjoy the autumn views across the back ponds!  

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