National Pollinator Week

National Pollinator Week

From the Desk of Avery Bohman, 577 Program Coordinator Imagine a honeybee buzzing on a striking yellow sunflower, a butterfly joyfully fluttering around in a field of asters, coneflowers, and goldenrods, or a hummingbird drinking nectar from a bright red flowering...
Pollinator Gardens: Beyond Blooms

Pollinator Gardens: Beyond Blooms

Around the Grounds with Bennett O Dowling, 577 Landscape Garden Horticulturist When thinking of pollinator plants, one’s mind flutters toward the colorful blooms of coneflowers and goldenrod, liatris and bee balm. It is easy to see the butterflies and bees foraging...
Weaving Outdoors

Weaving Outdoors

Around the Grounds with Samantha Weaving plant materials has become my dormant season obsession as of late. It started about a year ago when Bennett showed me a picture of Nigel Dunnett’s “dead hedges” on Instagram. They were essentially beautiful serpentine piles of...

Join us for Music in the Gardens on Saturday, August 10, from 11am to 3pm. Events are free, family-friendly, and rain or shine.

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