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This Week at the Gardens: March 25th

This Week at the Gardens: March 25th

March 25, 2011 | Ellen Hertzman
Planted with species more often seen in gardens in the Eastern US and Europe, this garden will make you nostalgic for places you may have left behind. A huge oak adds shade and character, while spring bulbs always seem to bloom here first. Among the glories of the Waring Garden are several magnolia...Learn more
The Weekly Bloom: Week of April 3rd

The Weekly Bloom: Week of April 3rd

April 2, 2010 | Ellen Hertzman
• Magnolias: In this garden you will see a couple of the Gardens’ earliest blooming magnolias, just starting to open: Magnolia x soulangeana and Magnolia stellata. Come see them soon, because as soon as it freezes again—and you know it will—these blossoms will turn brown. • Hellebores: The Waring...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
Spring blooms here, there and everywhere

Spring blooms here, there and everywhere

March 3, 2009 | Cindy Newlander