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Week of August 3, 2012

Dwarf Grain Sorghum

Dwarf Grain Sorghum grows in The Serpentine Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Angelica gigas

Angelica gigas, a biennial China, Japan, and Korea, covered in dew in the Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Tennis Court Garden

Lilium lancifolium and a Hemerocallis hybrid lend summer color to The Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Gloriosa superba

Gloriosa superba 'Rothschildiana', The Gloriosa Lily, like a brilliant butterfly, hovers in The Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Salix alba 'Britzensis'

Pruning and training of Salix alba 'Britzensis' to emulate the look of an Olive Tree.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Doug Croft

Doug Croft prunes Thuja plicata 'Atrovirens' hedge, above a lush planting of purple Canna 'Australia' and the delicately cut foliage of Manihot grahamii in The Chanticleer Terrace Gardens

Photo by Lisa Roper
Rhododendron prunifolium

Rhododendron prunifolium explodes with color on The Wildflower Slope.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Pond Garden

Cosmos sulphureus and Eragrostis curvula mingle above The Pond Garden with smoky purple Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire' in the backround.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster', or Feather Reed Grass line a path around The Pond Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Chanticleer Terraces

Containers spill over with tropicals, including Colocasia 'Black Coal' and Cissus discolor which has vining variegated leaves, on The Chanticleer Terraces.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Wayne Art Center Exhibit

Greenhouse Construction

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What's in Bloom - 2011 Season

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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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