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Week of August 17, 2012

Helianthus x multiflorus 'Capenoch Star'

Helianthus x multiflorus 'Capenoch Star', also known as many flowered sunflower, flowers in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Monarch butterfly

A Monarch butterfly visits Asclepias tuberosa (deep red-orange), a color form that is reblooming in The Gravel Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
'Ambrosia' bicolor corn

'Ambrosia' bicolor corn with colorful stalks in the production area.

Photo by Doug Croft
Cyclamen Purpurescens

Cyclamen purpurascens (Christmas Tree Pattern) flowers in summer on The Minder Path to The Ruin.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Bells Wood Bridge

Native woodland plants grow in a container on Bells Wood Bridge.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Scarlet Runner Bean

Scarlet Runner Bean (Phaseolus coccineus) scrambles along The Vegetable Garden fence.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

The Tennis Court Garden in morning light.

Photo by Doug Croft
Paulonia tomentosa

Paulonia tomentosa, The Princess Tree, grows through a window at The Ruin Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Purple variegated Strobilanthes dyerianus and Solanum quitonense

Pale yellow Abelmoschus manihot blooms beside a path in The Pond Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Bells Woods

Stone paths meander through Bells Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Chanticleer terrace

A patio on The Chanticleer terrace has an assortment of foliage color and texture on display.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Melianthus major

Silver leafed plants create a tapestry with Melianthus major towering above the urn, Arctotis auriculata (right) and Senecio radicans (left) cascading over the edges, and Euphorbia myrsinites growing on the ground beneath.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Entrance Garden

Hot colors of summer in the form of flowers and foliage float at the base of Cyperus papyrus, Papyrus,in the Entrance Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Sun Porch

The sun porch and floating flowers.

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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