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This Week at the Gardens: February 17th

This Week at the Gardens: February 17th

February 16, 2012 | Ellen Hertzman
Do you have the feeling winter is lasting FOREVER this year? Me too. Hellebores (Helleborus) in white, pink, and even deep red and black are some of winter’s best compensation! Find them in the Waring Garden, the Rock Alpine Garden, along Shady Lane, and elsewhere. Also in the always precocious...Learn more
This Week in the Gardens: April 8th

This Week in the Gardens: April 8th

April 8, 2011 | Ellen Hertzman
Vistas of daffodils in the Lilac Garden, mobs of red tulips in the steppe area of PlantAsia, blossoms just beginning on crabapples and plums. Stop by the Cactus and Succulent House where huge blossoms are appearing this week—and quickly disappearing—on the largest cacti.Learn more
This Week at the Gardens: February 4th

This Week at the Gardens: February 4th

February 4, 2011 | Ellen Hertzman
Think back…way, way back to when the sun shone, the weather was balmy, and flowers were in bloom. That’s right, I’m talking about last weekend. witch hazel (Hamamelis), Never fear, the blooms will peek out once again as soon as the snow melts, but in the meantime, a peaceful walk through the...Learn more
Don't Miss It! Week of January 16th

Don't Miss It! Week of January 16th

January 15, 2010 | Ellen Hertzman
• 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...Learn more