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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 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, trilliums, and windflowers. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am […]

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  To many people who have visited Winterthur, the name means azaleas. And indeed, azaleas are the most widely used plants at Winterthur, for they are spectacular in color and excellent in foliage and habit. They are planted throughout the gardens, but one section is truly theirs – the “Azalea Woods.” …It was here that […]

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On the way home from work yesterday—during one of our brief respites from rain—I must have seen or heard a half dozen mowers buzzing (mine being one) as folks frantically tried to play catch up with their ever-growing lawns. Late April rain followed by several 90 degree days followed by even more rain has made […]

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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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Join us on April 30 for our Wednesdays at Winterthur (W@W) garden series. H.F. du Pont planted thousands of the Great White Trillium and other unique trillium species. Today’s walking tour with Assistant Director of Horticulture, Linda Eirhart, will highlight these delightful trilliums throughout the garden. She will be discussing their identification characteristics and unique cultural needs. […]

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Spring Ephemerals

Bluebells, trilliums, and other “spring ephemerals” (wildflowers that disappear by late summer) are making their annual debut in the Winterthur Garden. Spring beauty (Claytonia virginica), bluebells (Mertensia virginica), trillium (Trillium spp.), and bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora) are at their peak in the garden. You will find them scattered among the beds of azaleas soon to be […]

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