Garden News

What’s Your Favorite Season?

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The Garden is open 363 days a year and there is something to see every time you come. What is your favorite season?  Take the survey below and let us know when you like to visit. Yes, we know we don’t have an option for “I can’t pick just one.” We wanted to make this…

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Everything is coming up roses this fall

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October is a great time to see roses in the Garden. As the weather cools, roses perk up and start to bloom a little more vigorously before the really cold weather sets in. Come see the Bicentennial Rose Garden in its full glory this month. Also October 20-21, The Tidewater Rose Society will host its…

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Paint the Town Red

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As you arrive at the Garden this month, look for banners hanging at the entrance that resemble paintings by the artist Mark Rothko. Combined with plantings of red mums, they are our way of “painting the town red” to celebrate the Virginia Stage Company’s production, Red. Learn more  


Vote for the Garden and help save our sculptures

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Online voting has begun in Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifiacts program. The goal of Virginia’s Top Ten is to raise public awareness about care of collections throughout Virginia, D.C., and beyond. Our sculptures on display in Statuary Vista are candidates and need your vote. Statuary Vista features eleven, seven-foot tall statues carved from Cararra marble by Sir Moses…

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Spring Bulbs

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You may notice that this spring is just a bit more colorful around the Garden.   This past fall and winter, the horticulture staff was busy planting over 51,000 bulbs of every type throughout the Garden. Look for hyacinths, daffodils, tulips, and crocus. The project included a massive planting of 14,000 daffodils bulbs of various types…

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