Week of September 14, 2012


A butterfly is caught taking a rest from exploring the garden.

Photo by Matt Brown
 Pond Garden

A view toward the spring at the Pond Garden.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Hibiscus sabdariffa

Hibiscus sabdariffa, Thai Red Roselle, begins to produce flowers in the Vegetable Garden. The calyces will be harvested to make tea.

Photo by Doug Croft
The Chanticleer Terrace

Chanticleer engulfed by vegetation.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Phormium 'Pink Stripe'

A praying mantis out for a stroll.

Photo by Bryan Christ
Bouteloua 'Blond Ambition'

Bouteloua gracilis 'Blond Ambition' growing in the Rock Ledge.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Rock Ledge

Frothy masses of panic grass (Panicum capillare) sooth the Rock Ledge.

Photo by Joe Henderson
'Cream of Saskatchewan'

'Cream of Saskatchewan' watermelon ripens on the Vegetable Garden fence.

Photo by Doug Croft

Casting dark shadows across the sorghum field in the Serpentine.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Yucca rostrata

Morning dew settling on the Yucca rostrata in the Dry Garden.

Photo by Joe Henderson

Wayne Art Center Exhibit

Greenhouse Construction

Previous Weeks

What's in Bloom - 2011 Season

Take a look at last seasons Highlights to help plan your visit this season...

Opening Times

Wednesday - Sunday

10am - 5pm

End of Season

The garden will remain open until Sunday, November 4th, 2018.
Opening day for the 2019 season will be March 27th.

Early Openings in 2018

The garden will open at 8:00am on November 3rd for our last early opening of the 2018 season.

Full Parking Lot

Our parking lot holds 120 cars and can fill on weekends and busy days. 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

Perennial Plant Conference

The conference will be held at
Scott Arboretum on Friday,
October 19, 2018.
For more information see the Perennial Plant Conference website.

2019 Season Passes Now Available

Now available for purchase
2019 Season Passes!

The Art of Gardening

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

Chanticleer In the News

High praise from
The New York Times,
Chicago Tribune, Garden Design,
St. Catharines Standard, and FlipKey by Trip Advisor.

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