Wild Green Yonder Article

A taste of the tropics

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By Sarah Schwartzbauer NBG Horticulturist Wild Green Yonder is a recurring monthly feature from the staff of the Norfolk Botanical Garden. Summer is here, and while rising temperatures may encourage our favorite flowers to bloom, it also makes us retreat indoors. Yet, outside, gardens are awake and none as much as tropical themed gardens. One…

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Azaleas are spring showstoppers

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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,…

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