Garden Blog

January 2020 in the Garden

Winter is a good time for planning. When it’s cold the horticultural and curatorial staff spend considerable time planning for the next growing season—what to plant, what to remove, what to prune, and what infrastructure needs upgrading.

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December 2019 in the Garden

This time of year is sometimes considered perilous in the garden. Obviously, there’s the potential for ice and snow, and the danger those pose to pedestrians and to brittle-branched, broadleaved evergreens like Magnolia grandiflora, but the greater shame, it seems to me, is the attitude that the garden is not worth visiting in the winter.

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