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Experience Lilytopia at Longwood Gardens

May 19, 2010
On Friday, May 21, 2010, Longwood Garden’s newest event Lilytopia opens its doors. Lilytopia celebrates the new golden age of lily hybridizing and serves as a showcase of the latest products of the Dutch lily breeding efforts.
This year, Professional Gardener (PG) students broke new ground—literally and figuratively—as designers and creators of the newest garden display at Longwood: The Student Exhibition Garden.

Owl Snags Home at Longwood

May 14, 2010
In March of 2009 we posted a video of a Pileated woodpecker building a nest in a large dead tree (snag) in the woods at Longwood. This year, an Eastern Screech Owl (Otus asio)--a small (8 1/2 inches) nocturnal, woodland owl--has taken up residence in the same location, using the hole that the Pileated built...
On March 13 and 14, 2010, Longwood Gardens hosted its first Clivia Show, complete with a lecture segment. It turned out to be a wet weekend with almost constant rain. The weather, however, did not dampen the festivities.