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While placing out the white arrows for our annual directional tour through the Winterthur Garden, I met up with several guests and the conversation did not change; it was focused on what flowers got hit and what made it through the cold temperatures unscathed. Comparisons along the same line were made between home gardens and […]

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April 8, 2015 Enjoy an early spring walk through the winterhazel garden with horticulturist Michelle Stapleford and see the early blooms of the lavender Korean azaleas with the pale yellow blooms of the winterhazels.     Walks last 45–60 minutes. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events […]

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Oh boy, here it comes. These warm temperatures are bringing loads of flowers out in the Winterthur Garden. The Winterhazel Walk is almost in full bloom with Korean Rhododendrons and Winterhazel planted with  hellebores underneath. The “Wada’s Memory” Magnolia in the Sundial Garden is almost fully open. Cherry trees and shrubs are blooming just past Magnolia Bend. Twinkly Italian windflowers […]

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Mark your calendars for every Wednesday at 11:30am from April through October, except for August! Wednesdays at Winterthur begin their 8th season at 11:30 am on April 3 with “A Winterhazel Walk.”  This year, the walks, demos, and talks will begin at the Brown Horticulture Learning Center, just a short stroll from the Visitor Center. Allow 10-15 […]

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Wednesdays at Winterthur 11:30 am, April 6 Location: Greenhouse Bldg #68 Enjoy an early spring day exploring the Winterhazel Walk. Michelle Stapleford, garden horticulturist, will be your guide through the light yellow blooms of the winterhazels and rosy purple flowers of the Korean rhododendrons. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide […]

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There is one word to describe the garden this week and that is fleeting.  In a period of seven days we will have experienced relentless, driving rains, wind gusts to 40 mph and temperature swings that vary from upper 20’s to near 80’s. How are plants supposed to respond to that?  The nature of our […]

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A huge rainstorm blew through Winterthur around noon today. By 2:00, I ventured out into spring. Is the March Bank still blue? Are the trees ok? What’s in bloom? Today the air was fresh, the sky full of fluffy white clouds. The sun even broke through a few times warming my shoulders. No matter what day you […]

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