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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Explore the care and maintenance of Winterthur’s herbaceous and tree peonies. Take a walk through the Peony Garden and see the collection as well as some of A. P. Saunders’s hybrids. Michelle Stapleford, garden horticulturist, will be your guide. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range […]

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 It has been 99 years since Mr. du Pont purchased his first Kurume azaleas. Join Linda Eirhart, director of horticulture and curator of plants, on an easy stroll through Azalea Woods to enjoy their beauty and learn more about their history at Winterthur. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks […]

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April 29, 2015 Please join garden guides Candy Dunson and Susan Smith in a walk to explore the March Bank and beyond to discover the spring flowers in bloom. Learn to identify them and hear about some of the history and the ideas behind how Henry Francis du Pont planted his garden. Walks last 45–60 […]

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Jim Pirhalla, horticulturist in the Pinetum, provides this flowering update: This week the deciduous azalea grouping along the white gates path near the blue atlas cedar will begin showing its color. Over the past several years, this area has been replanted and enhanced and is now beginning to mature into a spectacular display of spring color. […]

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Last week, the arrows were not out because the March Bank was pretty much the main garden attraction.  Fast forward a week and we are in a completely different garden setting.  For those who don’t know what “the arrows” are, they are white directional arrows that lead you through the garden to look at the flowering highlights for […]

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Jim Pirhalla, Horticulturist in the Pinetum writes: No, this isn’t a blog about gun violence. It’s actually about a charming little flowering bulb. Charming, at least in this region, for in the South, it may be considered a lawn pest to some. The plant that I’m referring to is Ipheion uniflorum, the spring starflower, also […]

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There’s so much in bloom at Winterthur right now. Time to come to the Winterthur Garden! Forsythia Cherry trees Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia) Italian Windflowers (Anemone) Spice-bush (Lindera) Rhododendron fargesii Bellwort (Uvularia) Daffidils (Narcissus) Magnolias Crabapple trees Spiraea Trillium For a complete list please see   http://www.winterthur.org/pdfs/CurrentWinterthurGardenBloomList.pdf

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Do you find the Winterthur Garden hard to navigate?  Unsure where the path may lead you?  Is the newly emerging foliage obscuring your view of the Museum (the main referencing point when out “in the wild”)?  Well fear no more! The white arrows have made their return and just in time to celebrate the glorious […]

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  Will someone stop hitting the fast forward button, please?  Over the past seven days we have progressed about three weeks—flower time, that is. We have gone from smelling the spicy scent of star magnolias (Magnolia stellata) to the perfume fragrance of lilacs (Syringa vulgaris cvs). It makes my head spin even more to think […]

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