with this weather, how could the Gardens not be in bloom? The tulips
are still coming up, but in the meantime, the Virginia Fairbanks Shade
Garden is coming into its most beautiful time of the year. The
daffodils are coming out everywhere, and there are lots of different
varieties to enjoy.
appear in small areas and in mass plantings in and around mounds and in the
"sink hole" feature toward the south end of the Shade Garden.
are also hellebores throughout that sink hole bed, plus beautiful
purple/burgundy Lenten roses near the Shade Garden entrance to the Efroymson
dainty blue reticulated irises are also out, along with patches of delicate
snowdrops like these located at the north end of the Ornamental Allee.
miss the raspberry pulmonaria that have popped out a bit early to catch this
early taste of what late spring should be like. We'll keep you