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Week of April 27, 2012

The Ruin Garden

A unique container display planted with succulents at The Ruin Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Gravel Circle

Containers planted with magenta and cream Mattiola incana, or Stock, and Pericallis x hybrida 'Senetti Deep Blue', commonly called Cineraria stand in the center of the Gravel Circle.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Rosa hugonis

Rosa hugonis beckons visitors to the lower entrance.

Photo by Doug Croft
Yellow Isatis tinctoria

Yellow Isatis tinctoria, or Woad and Allium 'Purple Sensation" blend in the foreground, while across The Pond Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Ogon' glows chartreuse.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Raphaela Floreani Buzbee

Raphaela Floreani Buzbee, summer intern, harvests flashy trout back lettuce in the Vegetable Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Viburnum macrocephalum

Viburnum macrocephalum and Tulipa 'Fringed Elegance' in The Bulb Meadow'.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Rhododendron austrinum

Rhododendron austrinum is in bud in Bells Woods and Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple' makes a big splash in the backround.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tragopogon porrifolius

Tragopogon porrifolius, salsify, flowers in the cold frames.

Photo by Doug Croft
Rhododendron 'Windbeam'

Rhododendron 'Windbeam' blooms on the path to The Ruin.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Wayne Art Center Exhibit

Greenhouse Construction

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What's in Bloom - 2011 Season

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Opening Times

Wednesday - Sunday


10am - 5pm

Friday Evenings


Open until 8pm.
Due to limited parking, we cannot accommodate groups on Friday evenings.

Early Openings in 2018


The garden will open at 8:00am on
July 7th, August 4th, September 1st,
October 6th, and November 3rd during the 2018 season.

Full Parking Lot


Our parking lot holds 120 cars and can fill on weekends and Friday evenings. Please car pool and understand once we reach capacity, you will need to wait until the parking staff directs you to an open spot or plan to visit at a non-peak time.

News & Events

Woody Plant Conference


The conference will be held at
Scott Arboretum on
Friday, July 20, 2018.
For more information see the
Woody Plant Conference website.

2018 Season Passes Now Available


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2018 Season Passes!

The Art of Gardening


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The Art of Gardening, is available at book sellers everywhere, including Amazon.

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