Norfolk Botanical Garden has more than 2600 roses in our Bicentennial Rose Garden. They are at their peak and just beautiful! Watch Les Parks and see for your self.
Don’t miss Norfolk Botanical Garden’s Annual Plant Sale Mother’s Day Weekend – May 10-12th. Watch Les Parks as he shares his love of the Native Azalea. This flowering plant is the Garden’s signature plant for the NBG Plant Sale – fitting for our 75th anniversary! Click here for more information about our Annual Plant Sale.
The Hofheimer Camellia Garden is looking really nice right now.
This is a good time to prune roses.
Daphne provides a little bit of heaven in the winter
Winterberry is a beautiful shrub for the garden.
Yuletide Camellia is a great winter shrub according to our curator of herbaceous plants Les Parks.
There are a number of plants that you can force into bloom for indoor display. Three of the easiest are forsythia, pussywillow, and flowering quince. Prune branches that you wish to force on a day that is above freezing. The branches should be 3 feet long or less and placed into a bucket of water…
Hybrid tea roses are the darling of avid rosarians because of their spectacular blooms, rich, deep green foliage and repeat blooming qualities. At the same time, they are the bane of the casual home gardener who sees them as a maintenance nightmare requiring a rigorous regimen of watering, fertilization and pesticide application. Rose beauty and…
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the Garden All the lights were blazin’ and the cars were a-comin’; The stockings were hung by the camellias with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The plants were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of compost danced in their heads;…