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10 Mar

A Woman Ahead of Her Time

In honor of Women's History Month, we recognize a remarkable woman who called Greenwood home, Adelaide Frick Blanchard.

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16 Feb

Support to Last Another Century

Careful restoration of the stone walls at Greenwood help maintain the history and beauty of this formal garden.

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23 Jan

Counting On Our Feathered Friends

Greenwood participates in the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count.

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15 Dec

Greenwood’s History of Canine Friends

Footage of Peter P. Blanchard, Jr. with his beloved pack of dogs at Greenwood Gardens between 1960 and 1970.

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15 Nov

Putting the Garden to Bed for Winter

After the gates close for the season, Greenwood staff gets to work preparing the garden for winter.

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21 Sep

An Encore Performance

The delicate white blooms of the Hepticodium miconides in summertime give way to a bright fall display of cherry red calyces.

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20 Jul

History Beneath Our Feet

Greenwood is home to a collection of Fulper tiles in burnished shades of orange, green and blue.

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24 Jun

Magnificent Evergreen Magnolias

The large and fragrant blossoms of the Magnolia grandiflora are a summertime delight.

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20 May

A Passion for Peonies

As the season transitions from spring into summer, Greenwood’s peonies begin to open, providing an intriguing and delightful variety of colors and forms.

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15 Apr

Spring Magnolias

Saucer and star magnolias are some of the first trees to bloom in the spring. Learn more about these beautiful trees at Greenwood.

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