Happy Holidays

Submitted December 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Don't let winter fool you into thinking there is nothing to see up here at the Garden. When the temperature drops, a whole new Garden presents itself.

Come spend your holiday away from the crowds and surrounded by the stillness of nature.

Tree Squirrel
Tree Squirrel

Squirrels seem to be very active right now!

Rose House
Red JewelTM Crabapple     Malus 'Jewelcole'

There are a lot of fruits still hanging on at the Garden. Check out these vibrant, red, fruit-covered trees in front of the Rose House.

Ravenna Grass
Ravenna Grass     Saccharum ravennae

This grass is as tall as it looks!

Water Pavilion
Trees on Parade

Winter is a great time to witness the true beauty of trees. These magnificent trees can be seen along the North border of the Water Pavilion.

Rose Garden Pond and Waterfall
Rose Garden Pond and Waterfall

This looks like a pleasant spot to contemplate.

Rose Garden Pond and Waterfall
Rose Garden Pond Waterfall

Here's the view from the other side of the pond.

Kascade Maiden Grass
Kascade Maiden Grass     Miscanthus sinensis 'Kascade'

This grass with its mature seed heads add interest to the Garden year round!

Flowering Crabapple
Flowering Crabapple     Malus 'Indian Magic'

This tree is raining red! It can be seen at the top of the Floral Walk and bordering the Herb Garden.

Limelight Hydrangea
Limelight Hydrangea     Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'

This shrub still puts on a unique show, even while 'asleep'!

Come and enjoy the serene and quiet of the winter Garden landscape. Don't forget the Garden will be closed for the holiday December 24-January 1.

Photos by Heidi M. Simper

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