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October 1, 2014 – Join Horticulturist Jessica Tsakiris on a walk through Oak Hill as she describes its history, plants, and restoration process. Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am on Wednesdays from April through October (except August). Wednesdays at Winterthur […]

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Thanks to Ethan Mayes, an intern with the garden department, who writes about the restoration of Upper Duck Pond. (This pond is on Duck Pond Road, near the Wilmington Country Club and the Dairy Barn.) There are many ponds located within the bounds of Winterthur; the oldest of which are located adjacent to Duck Pond […]

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Replicas of the two stove top figures have returned to frame the woodland view to the Vista Ending Arch in the Peony Garden. The original pieces, dating back to the 19th century, were made of cast iron and although their outward appearance was unblemished, their interior—which was hollow—suffered from intensive rusting due to condensation. The […]

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