Sustainability Efforts at the Garden: Part Two

By Michael P., Education Intern Last week, we shared some of the sustainable actions we’ve been taking behind the scenes and how the Garden is committed to reducing our energy and resource use. This week learn more about how we’re bringing these environmental awareness initiatives and more to Garden visitors. Education is a large part […]

Seed Starting Basics You Need to Know

By Lindsay Hendricks, Assistant Director of Horticulture Another year has come and gone, and we’re back to seed starting season! We’re already hard at work in our greenhouses starting some early pansies and canna lilies since they need more time to germinate than other flower and food plant varieties, but we’re excited to begin some […]

5 Things to Look for Outside This Winter

By Ta’Leah Van Sistine, Marketing & Communications Intern When the snow falls every winter, it seems to envelope everything in whiteness. A fresh snowfall is elegant — transforming branches, trees and the ground that we stand on into a wonderland. But the snow’s ability to shed new light on nature’s already present beauty only lasts […]

Perk Up Your Passion for Plants in 2021

By Mark Konlock, Director of Horticulture Picking plants for your garden is one of the pleasures of the hobby. As our Horticulture Team works on their own planting designs this winter, I wanted to share with you some of the interesting annuals and vegetables we’ve come across so far. Look for these and others as […]