Posts Tagged ‘Sundial Garden’

Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library WINTERTHUR BLOOM REPORT #06  February 17, 2021 31F, SUNNY   +: Abundant fbb: Flower-bud breaking b: Some bloom fb: Full Bloom pf: Petals falling/drying pb: Past bloom (few remain) ber: Berries, fruits . Check these out: Best Show in the Gardens – Witch hazel (Hamamelis species & varieties) are in […]

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Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library WINTERTHUR BLOOM REPORT #05  February 10, 2021 36F, cloudy +:  Abundant fbb: Flower-bud breaking b: Some bloom fb: Full Bloom pf: Petals falling/drying pb: Past bloom (few remain) ber: Berries, fruits . Check these out: Best Show in the Gardens – Witch hazel (Hamamelis species & varieties) are in full […]

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Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library WINTERTHUR BLOOM REPORT #04  January 27, 2021 40F, cloudy +: Abundant fbb: Flower-bud breaking b: Some bloom fb: Full Bloom pf: Petals falling/drying pb: Past bloom (few remain) ber: Berries, fruits   Check these out: Snowdrops: Snowdrop (Galanthus elwesii & Galanthus nivalis) leaves and buds and some flowers are emerging […]

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Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library WINTERTHUR BLOOM REPORT #03  January 20, 2021 40F, sunny   +: Abundant fbb: Flower-bud breaking b: Some bloom fb: Full Bloom pf: Petals falling/drying pb: Past bloom (few remain) ber: Berries, fruits   Check these out: Snowdrops: Snowdrop (Galanthus elwesii) leaves and buds and some flowers are emerging throughout the […]

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The winter flowering display in the Winterthur garden is slow to unfurl. It usually begins in December with the first snowdrop emerging and when that occurs, it’s the equivalent of finding gold in what is the darkest and sometimes bleakest month of the year. Individual snowdrops emerge over January and February to form large, subtle […]

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It has been a long time in the making but the late season rains and the warmer-than-normal fall temperatures have produced a nice crop of new grass in Sycamore Hill and the Sundial Gardens. (If you missed the earlier blog check out the post from September 16th). The target of this project was wiregrass; it […]

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APRIL 23, 2014 – Horticulturist Jim Pirhalla will talk about the roughly 25 years that followed the passing of H. F. du Pont in 1969. The Sundial Garden was the first garden area to undergo restoration. Now, after 20 years, hear what elements have been restored and changed, as well as what remains to be done. […]

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Irresistable

Horticulturist Frank Quinnette writes: There are a few things I just can’t resist. A kiss from my wife, a good science fiction story, and bacon are among those things. But the temptation that trumps them all is the need to stick my face into any lilac bloom that is within reach. I can pick up […]

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Frank Quinnette continues his introduce-the-horticulturist project:   Most places I’ve worked there is always that one person who nearly everybody looks to for answers. Jim is that guy.   To be fair I’d guess he doesn’t have all the answers. He shouldn’t have to. That can be a lot of pressure for anybody. But as […]

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Today, color and fragrance weave their magic throughout the Winterthur Garden. Golden daffodils blanket the hills and line the streams. The Sundial Garden peaks with billowing clouds of pink and white accented by the purple of emerging lilacs and redbuds. Explore the March Bank to discover the delicate flowers of thousands of small bulbs and […]

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