Wild Green Yonder is a recurring monthly feature from the staff of the Norfolk Botanical Garden. April is the month for azaleas! Daffodil, dogwood and azalea blooms signal that spring has arrived and summer is around the bend. Azaleas are ubiquitous around town, especially in older established neighborhoods. And, almost anyone can recognize an azalea,…
A new exotic insect pest was recently announced by Pennsylvania agricultural officials. The Spotted Lanternfly, a colorful flying insect native to China, India, Japan and VietNam, has prompted a quarantine in five PA townships where it has been discovered. These are the only reported observations of this pest in the US so far. The Spotted…
Get a sneak peek at this year’s Spring Plant Sale. It is fast approaching – Mother’s Day Weekend (Friday, May 9 – Sunday, May 11, 2014) To learn more about the Plant Sale click here.
Learn more about the beautiful Conifer Garden at Norfolk Botanical Garden in southeast Virginia. Les Parks shows you how Conifers are a great addition to your own landscape as they look stunning in all seasons! This Garden was designated by the American Conifer Society as a Reference Garden for the Southeast.
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.