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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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Once Upon a Garden Storytime


Join us for Storytime in the garden at 9:30am on August 27, September 17, and October 15.
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What Makes a Great Garden:
Be Inspired for Your Own Garden


Chanticleer and Penn State Great Valley host Annie Guilfoyle for a public lecture on October 17 at 6:30pm at The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley.
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