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April 3, 2009
Hello again from the waterlily pools! This week we are beginning the process of removing old soil from the pools.  Each spring we drain the pools and dig out approximately 50 cubic yards of soil.

Waterlily Season Has Begun!

March 25, 2009
The start of another waterlily season brings with it great anticipation as we began this week to uncover the pools. But is this ritual of uncovering the pools really the start of another season?  No!  Several activities have already started to take  place behind-the-scenes in preparation for the opening of the display.

A View of South Africa at Longwood

March 13, 2009
It's still officially winter according to the calendar, but the indoor gardens are bursting from the seams with springtime color! My personal favorite is the Mediterranean Garden with its carpet of winter bulbs...

Planning the Container Garden

February 26, 2009
Each winter starts pretty much the same way. Relief!

A Valentine from Longwood

February 14, 2009
One hot summer day a knight in full armor stands in the Lower Reception Suite of Longwood’s Conservatory. He is awaiting the right moment to declare his love and propose marriage to the lady of his heart behind the Main Fountain Garden…