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Anne McNally recently began her position as one of Winterthur’s Livestock Volunteers.  She’s been able to get up close and personal with our seven Boer goats and Greenbank Mill’s four heritage breed sheep.  Check out what she has to say about her experience so far, and some of her lovely photos capturing the spirit of […]

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Linda Rossell, Winterthur’s Natural Lands Technician gives an update on our Eastern Bluebird Nesting Program: You may have noticed birdhouses peppered throughout the property- in the meadows along the main drive, along Garden Lane, or near the back drive.  Those boxes are part of Winterthur’s long-running eastern bluebird nesting program.  We have 168 boxes in […]

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Want to know exactly what’s in bloom in the Winterthur Garden? Take a look at this list compiled by two of our amazing volunteers. http://www.winterthur.org/pdfs/03.26.2013 Winterthur Bloom list 11.pdf   If you’d like to know more about volunteering at Winterthur, make plans to come to one of Chris Strand’s volunteer events. The first one is […]

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We all want to feel as if we know what direction we are going in but let’s face it, sometimes we do not have a clue! Although the white arrows may not help in guiding you through life, they can offer some assistance in navigating you toward the flowering displays in The Winterthur Garden. This blooming journey […]

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There are two new volunteer opportunities for those interested in helping with the Children’s Vegetable Garden and the Farmstand. Children’s Vegetable Garden We will be scheduling some evening work sessions in the Children’s Vegetable Garden to help the kids keep up with weeding and watering and to keep the area looking beautiful. Evening sessions will be […]

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For avid gardeners there is so much information available to us through classes, books, magazine articles, and the web that it amounts to a surplus of data and advice. One of the best ways (and most enjoyable) to learn about gardening is to work alongside other gardeners. The tips shared from gardener to gardener and the observations made […]

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