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In Bloom at the Gardens: Week of February 27

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In Bloom at the Gardens: Week of February 27

• Although you’re all welcome to come crocus-spotting at my house, here at the Gardens, you’ll see plenty of signs of life this week. Find snowdrops in the Oak Grove and at the very western end of the Gardens, along the Cheesman fence. • Tiny blue Iris reticulata are making an appearance in the Rock Alpine Garden. • And we have our own yellow crocuses (croci?) a-blooming here and there, most notably...

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Don't Miss It! Week of January 23rd

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Don't Miss It! Week of January 23rd

• On your way to the Lollipop Plant, stop to admire Phaius tankervilliae, a stunning member of the orchid family also known as a Nun’s Cap Orchid or Swamp Lily. This winter-blooming native of the Asian tropics will retain its flowers for a long time. You will see it on your right as you head up the left-hand path. • On the north side of the building you will find the cheerful flowers...

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Don't Miss It! Week of January 16th

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Don't Miss It! Week of January 16th

• You can just feel the excitement (well, I can!) in the Lilac Garden, where fat buds cover the bare twigs of the Lilacs (mostly Syringa var). These flower buds have been developing since shortly after last year’s lilac bloom was finished (which is why you want to prune your lilac immediately after it blooms, and not now.) By this time of year, they look like they can hardly wait...

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