Ginkgo Seedlings Emerge

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Ginkgo Seedlings Emerge

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Ginkgo seeds from Hiroshima, Japan have emerged.  You can already identify them as ginkgos with their baby fan-shaped leaves. Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) is probably our most ancient of trees with fossils dating to well over 200 million years old.  It is popular in temple gardens in the Orient from which it was “discovered” by Western horticulture.  Wild … Read More

A natural beauty

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Waterlily ‘Wanvisa’ showing off on the Island Garden. (Photo by Alan Branhagen)

Meet Chef Brian Bromwell of Anton’s Taproom

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Garden Chef Series at 2 p.m. most Sundays in the Heartland Harvest Garden is in full swing. Today on the blog we meet Brian Bromwell of Anton’s Taproom, who will be here this Sunday, June 23, to share a recipe and delight your taste buds! Q. Tell us about your background and what inspired … Read More

Heartland Harvest Garden at Twilight

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Enjoy the Gardens by twilight at one of these upcoming evening events: June 21 Meet a Master LEGO Brick Builder Evening in the Gardens, June 23 Wine and Cheese Tasting (nearly sold out, so don’t delay!), and the Booms & Blooms Festival on July 3. See you in the Gardens!