The March Bank looks quiet from a distance. But take a closer look and you’ll discover many early snowdrops beginning to flower. These are Galanthus elwesii, the giant snowdrop. Notice how the leaves are wrapped around each other at the base and the two green markings on the inner petals.
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Posted in Garden, Garden Programs, Lectures, Plants, Tours, tagged bulbs, chionodoxa, crocus, growing bulbs, minor bulbs, snowdrops, spring bulbs, Wednesdays at Winterthur on May 2, 2016 | Leave a Comment »
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 There is a wealth of bulbs beyond daffodils and tulips that can be used to extend seasonal color in the garden. Join Chris Strand, Brown Harrington Director of Garden & Estate, to learn more about selecting, growing, and using minor bulbs in your garden. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided […]
Posted in Garden, Garden Tips, Plants, tagged Azalea Woods, bulbs, chionodoxa, crocus, daffodils, Enchanted Woods, eranthis, galanthus, Garden, gardening, glory-of-the-snow, March Bank, Oak Hill, photography, Pinetum, Quarry Garden, Reflecting Pool, snowdrops, Sycamore Hill, winter aconite, winter garden, Winterthur Garden on March 2, 2016 | Leave a Comment »
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 […]
Cecilia Davidson, Winterthur’s Garden Media Intern writes With the ongoing days filled with snow and grey skies, you might be wondering when spring will arrive. Well there is good news – the earliest signs of spring are showing! While walking through the Glade after Wednesday’s snow, we were excited to find countless Snowdrops (Galanthus) living […]
Nature can sure keep us hopping! Last week we had single digit temperatures, significant ice and snowfall and today, sunshine and warm temperatures are again raining down. March is known for this behavior but never-the-less it sets our mind spinning a bit. The still-frozen ground and melting snow has made for a “mud season” for […]
Posted in Garden, Garden Programs, Lectures, Tours, tagged Azalea Woods, Bank to Bend, bulbs, chionodoxa, crocus, garden programs, glory-of-the-snow, March Bank, snowdrops, spring, Wednesdays at Winterthur, Winterthur Garden on April 9, 2014 | Leave a Comment »
April 16, 2014 – Enjoy an early spring day in the Azalea Woods. Susan Sibley, garden horticulturist, will be your guide as you witness the garden come to life with Bluebells, Trillium, and Windflowers. 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 […]
…still looks as sweet. OK, so the blue flowers can’t read a calendar, but all that matters is that the March Bank is coming into its blue glory and is waiting to feed your soul after a long winter. Although not at its peak, there is enough blue to warrant a visit and with the […]
Many thanks to Donald Shedrick for sharing his scrumptious photographs of the Winterthur Garden in early spring, taken late last week. Come and see!
Wednesday at Winterthur – April 17, 2013 11:30 am, please meet at the Brown Horticulture Learning Center Some of the most rewarding jobs for gardeners are dividing plants to improve your garden’s floral display, creating new plant divisions, and sharing favorite plants with friends. Join Carol Long and Linda Eirhart as they demonstrate the best […]
Saturday, March 9 was a terrific day in the Winterthur Garden. Be sure to come to Bank to Bend in 2014! Chris Strand reports: – 172 attended the Bank to Bend lecture – at least 75 enjoyed the 2nd Saturday Walk – lots of wonderful plants sold by the specialty nurseries *************************************** Don’t miss the excitement at Winterthur tomorrow, […]