February 2013
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Ben Lenhardt's garden in Charleston, SC
2013 Open Days Season Takes Shape
A new location, returning favorites, a centennial in Philadelphia, a Beatrix Farrand weekend in Maine, and much, much more.
Carol Drinkwater in olive tree
Education Programs
Hit the Road
Our educational lectures and seminars are on the move. Topics include World’s Fair Gardens, olive and grapes, Persian gardens, slow flowers, and prison gardens.
Cyclamen coum. Photo by Nancy Goodwin.
Making a List and Checking It Every Year
Since shortly after moving to Montrose in 1977, Nancy Goodwin has recorded a list of plants in bloom on Christmas day in her garden.
News Briefs
Upcoming Events
The Gardens of Alcatraz: Punishment and Reward on the Rock
February 20 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
New York City

Slow Flowers
February 27 | 6:30 p.m.
Los Angeles

At the Intersection of Preservation and Public Use: Lawrence Halprin's
Skyline Park

March 7 | 6 – 8 p.m.
San Francisco

Slow Flowers
March 9 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Chicago Botanic Garden

World's Fair Gardens: Shaping America's Landscapes
March 12 | 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
New York City

Rosemary Verey: The Life & Lessons of a Legendary Gardener
March 13 | 6 – 8 p.m.
San Francisco

Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden
March 19 | 11 a.m.
Los Angeles

Garden Conservancy Northwest Network Spring Workshop
March 24 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Seattle Chinese Garden

Rosemary Verey: The Life & Lessons of a Legendary Gardener
March 27 | 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Boston, MA

The Olive Route
April 9 | 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Los Angeles

The Grape & the Olive: Bringing Home the Romance of the Vineyard and Grove
April 12 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
San Francisco

Pyramid Plateau at LongHouse Reserve
Building Pyramids on Eastern Long Island
A Pyramid Plateau and other enhancements at LongHouse Reserve improve the visitor experience and complement the programming.
Coleman and Susan Burke
Fostering the Exhange of Knowledge Across the Country
A new fund established by Susan and Coleman Burke will support further educational lectures and programs across the country.
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Recent Media

Feb/March 2013, Garden Design magazine, Chase Garden

January 2013, Gardens Illustrated magazine, Issue 193, Hollister House Garden

January 17, Library of American Landscape History, Antonia Adezio

January 13, Poughkeepsie Journal, feature on Open Days host Margaret Roach

Fall 2012, Site/Lines, Gardens of Alcatraz feature and Place/Keeper profile

Fall 2012, The Royal Oak Foundation Journal, 2012 Heritage Award

November 27, Litchfield County Times, Hollister House Garden

November 27, Curbed National, Hannah Carter Japanese Garden

November 6, Dig It eZine, Open Days - Steinhardt garden

November 5, blog by Shirley Fox, first in the series, Austin Open Day

November 4, blog by Pam Penick, Austin Open Day

October 20, Central Texas Gardener, KLRU-TV, Austin Open Day interview

October 14, Journal News, Open Days - Jean Nonna garden

October 14, Journal News, Winter Hill Open House

October 8, Rafu Shimpo, Hannah Carter Japanese Garden

October, Pacific Horticulture, Gardens of Alcatraz

October 4, Journal News, Rocky Hills Lecture

September 19, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, CA, Western Hills


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