Posts Tagged ‘snowdrops’

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 […]

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…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 […]

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Many thanks to Donald Shedrick for sharing his scrumptious photographs of the Winterthur Garden in early spring, taken late last week. Come and see!  

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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 […]

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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, […]

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This is a great kick-off to spring! Saturday, March 9, 2013 11:00 am to noon Copeland Lecture Hall This year’s Bank to Bend event will feature a lecture by Alan Street of the renown nursery Avon Bulbs. Known for his passion for bulbs, Alan will describe how he got interested in snowdrops, how they have […]

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I heard a rumor that there were snowdrops (Galanthus) blooming in the Winterthur Garden, so (tough job!) I decided to traipse into the garden yesterday afternoon to have a look. Thanks to help from Amy M., I found a strong stand of snowdrops of the December form along the stones of the upper Glade Garden. Plus a lovely […]

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At this point in the gardening season, the well-worn topic of discussion has been the weather but in fairness to the popularity of this subject, it has been a year of abnormal trends. Fortunately, it has also provided a pleasant topical diversion in an election year, but I will stop myself here before I fall […]

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UPDATED! We hope you will join us on Saturday, March 10, at 11:00 am when plantsman and snowdrop expert David Culp shares his insights into these remarkable bulbs, with images of his garden and other famous winter gardens and snowdrop collections. This is your chance to gather design ideas and learn how to identify and grow these […]

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Linda Eirhart, Curator, Plants,  Assistant Director, Horticulture writes about snowdrops: There are millions of snowdrops on Winterthur’s March Bank. They are primarily the Giant Snowdrop, Galanthus elwesii,  and the Common Snowdrop, Galanthus nivalis. The Giant Snowdrop has taller and wider leaves. Although the flowering times will overlap, the Giant will start flowering sooner and finish […]

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