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Week of October 12, 2012

Muhlenbergia capillaris

Muhlenbergia capillaris, Muhly Grass, resembles gossamer clouds in the morning light.

Photo by Eric Hsu
Spiranthes odorata

Spiranthes odorata, a native orchid blooms near The Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies' blooms amoung Lavender and Thyme in The Gravel Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Ruin

Sun streams through large Pinus strobus, The Eastern White Pine, behind The Ruin.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Chanticleer Terrace Garden

Leonotis leonurus, a plant commonly called Lions Tail, adds color to a silvery border in the Chanticleer Terrace Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Punica granatum

Punica granatum, The Pomagranite Tree drips with ripening fruit in the Kitchen Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Little Bluestem Meadow

Light catches the leaves of Salix alba 'Britzensis' and the silvery inflorescences of Schizachyrium scoparium [Blue Heaven] in The Little Bluestem Meadow.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Ipomoea lobata

Ipomoea lobata, The Spanish Flag Vine climbs on an arch in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Actinidia arguta

Actinidia arguta, The Hardy Kiwi produces grape sized sweet fruit in The Vegetable Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Pond Garden

Visitors take in the view from the top of the Rock ledge overlooking The Pond Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cissus discolor

Cissus discolor, a tropical vine from Southeast Asia, climbs through a handmaid handrail and over a wall in The Entrance Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Kitchen Courtyard

Gourds nestle around containers in the Kitchen Courtyard.

Photo by Lisa Roper

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What's in Bloom - 2011 Season

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End of Season


The garden will remain open until Sunday, October 29, 2017.

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