These monthly vignettes offer in-depth insight into aspects of nature, beauty, and history at Greenwood. Join our mailing list to receive them directly to your inbox.
Greenwood is home to a beautiful example of Zuber wallpaper originally designed in 1804. Learn more about this historic wall covering.
When selecting and combining plants to craft the captivating and dynamic spaces visitors love at Greenwood Gardens, we take into consideration a variety of elements that will be sure to delight the senses, including texture, size, and color.
Self-sowers, as the name suggests, reproduce without human intervention, learn more about these plants at Greenwood Gardens.
Learn more about the unique polyhedral sundial that adorns the path to the Summerhouse.
These fragrant, showy annuals are the perfect complement to spring bulbs. Learn about what we are planting this year.
In honor of Women’s History Month, we recognize a remarkable woman who called Greenwood home, Adelaide Frick Blanchard.
Careful restoration of the stone walls at Greenwood help maintain the history and beauty of this formal garden.
Greenwood participates in the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count.
Footage of Peter P. Blanchard, Jr. with his beloved pack of dogs at Greenwood Gardens between 1960 and 1970.
After the gates close for the season, Greenwood staff gets to work preparing the garden for winter.
The delicate white blooms of the Hepticodium miconides in summertime give way to a bright fall display of cherry red calyces.
Greenwood is home to a collection of Fulper tiles in burnished shades of orange, green and blue.
The large and fragrant blossoms of the Magnolia grandiflora are a summertime delight.
As the season transitions from spring into summer, Greenwood’s peonies begin to open, providing an intriguing and delightful variety of colors and forms.
Saucer and star magnolias are some of the first trees to bloom in the spring. Learn more about these beautiful trees at Greenwood.
Learn about tree bark and the remarkable variety of textures, patterns and colors you can find in our collection of trees on your next visit to Greenwood.
People are often surprised to learn that there are flowers that naturally bloom in the middle of winter. Learn more about three of the winter blooms we have here at Greenwood.
Please enjoy this video featuring the beauty of Greenwood Gardens during 2021. We look forward to seeing you in 2022.
Leaves provide much more than oxygen and shade. Learn the role leaves play in nature and what happens to them at Greenwood.
The turkeys are Greenwood quite the showmen, fanning their tails and dragging their wings for female turkeys and visitors alike.
The Rookwood tiles and ornaments decorating our Teahouse, Summer House and grottoes is one of the largest outdoor collections.
Our Summer House is flanked by four Horse Chestnut trees. In this month’s Notes from the Garden, we explore the history and significance of these majestic trees as they come into bloom at Greenwood.
Japanese cherry trees signal a vibrant welcome to spring at Greenwood. In this month’s Notes from the Garden, we focus on these blossoms that have long captivated the world.
Once only known through fossil records, the dawn redwood has become one of the world’s great conservation stories. Learn more about their interesting history.
Though it may not be everyone’s favorite form of precipitation, snow plays an important role in the gardens. Learn about how snow protects, nourishes, and insulates the plants at Greenwood.
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