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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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News received this week that work will begin to repair the damaged bridge railing the week of September 3. (Lots of progress has already been made with estimates, contracts, and funding.) Soon, you will see physical progress on the needed repairs. Meanwhile, the Quarry Bridge is losed. If you are careful, you can access the lower […]

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Duncan Pike, an outstanding Winterthur garden guide, chose the Candelabra primrose as his plant pick of the week. Pick up your own at the museum plant shop.  If you’ve got a wet spot in your garden, this would be perfect!  Tip: Suzanne French who tends Winterthur’s Quarry Garden deadheads the primroses to encourage bloom and […]

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Tom Maddux, a specialist garden guide, spend Sunday May 3rd leading walks in the Winterthur Garden. He shares his experience below. I have often heard the phrase: “In the garden; every day is a good day”. Sunday, May 3rd, in cloudiness and drizzling rain, I saw an example of how true this is in the […]

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