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Look and Breathe

Look and Breathe

Enjoy video and image highlights of the colorful emergence of spring. Follow us for more beauty on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Follow #OurGardensYourHome for bloom highlights from gardens across the US.


Lessons from the Studio Garden

Our Director of Outdoor Landscapes, Andrea Brunsendorf, shares how she turned her office patio into an inviting oasis using diverse container designs. Then, listen as she shares a few design principles and approaches she uses around our Gardens that you may want to use in your home gardens, too.


A Tale of Two Gardens

Journey with us to Gardens by the Bay in Singapore as part of a collaboration to connect our audiences and to share the beauty of our Gardens and our response to COVID-19.


Sensational Sprout

We raised a big stink this week with the much-anticipated blooming of our titan arum, Sprout! See Sprout’s amazing transformation in this timelapse video and learn why this rare event in the plant world was not to be missed. Then, solve our Sprout puzzle.


Water & Wonder

Ever wonder what goes into creating a fountain display? Learn about the history of our fountain shows, the addition of fireworks, and the creative minds that bring these unforgettable spectacles to life in this new online exhibit.


A Fantastic Fourth

Although we weren’t able to host a Fireworks & Fountains Show this year to celebrate July 4, we still wanted to mark the day and share with you the rousing finale of last year’s show, Star Spangled Spectacular.

Fountain Effects

Ever wonder what goes in to creating a fireworks display? Learn about the history of our fountain shows, the addition of fireworks, and the creative minds that bring these unforgettable spectacles to life in this article from Longwood Chimes.


Fountain Fun

Summer is here and our fountains are dancing throughout our Gardens. Enjoy this rousing performance by our Open Air Theatre fountains!  


Peony Paradise

Take a virtual stroll through our colorful Peony Garden, now in beautiful bloom, or learn how to add peonies to your garden. 


Secrets of Victoria: Waterlily Queen

Journey with us to the Amazon to discover Victoria, the waterlily queen. Learn about her fascinating biology, her intricate structure, and how Victoria is woven into our history from growing her in captivity to developing Victoria ‘Longwood Hybrid’ in this fascinating online exhibit.


Everything’s Coming up Roses

Our Rose Arbor is in beautiful bloom, showcasing the vibrant pink Rosa ‘American Pillar’. Enjoy a walk through the blooms.


Freaky Plants

Join Longwood Fellow Barbara Wheeler as she takes you on a tour of her ten favorite “freaky plants.” From unusual odors to gigantic blooms, these unique plants showcase the wonder of nature. Then meet Barbara, whose career in horticulture has taken her around the globe.


Wonderful Wisteria

Escape to our Gardens as you enjoy this stunning video showcasing our beautiful wisteria now in bloom.


An Illuminating Display of Thanks

Our staff joined together in a very unique way to recognize and thank the points of light in our community who are battling on the frontlines of this global pandemic. 

Enjoy this unique glimpse of some of our iconic plants coming into bloom by Ty Seely.

Spring Beauty in Peirce’s Woods

Peirce’s Woods is a showstopper in spring. Join Senior Horticulturist Pandora Young on a virtual walk through as she shares some of her favorite plants in glorious bloom now.  


Floral Fun from Your Garden 

Want to create a bouquet or arrangement for that special occasion or special someone (hint: Mom)? Follow along as Renee Tucci AIFD, PFCI  shares how to create beautiful floral designs using materials from your own garden. 


Our Global Garden

Everybody needs beauty, especially now. Join our President and CEO Paul B. Redman as he explores our global garden and explains why, once we learn to see the beauty that surrounds us, we’ll better understand what’s worth saving.

It’s tulip time! Join Garden Manager Roger Davis on a tour of our blooms.

Brighten Your Day With Floral Design

Nothing brightens your day like a beautiful floral arrangement. We introduce you to the talented team that brings our floral design classes to life … and to your home.

See Our Floral Designers In Action

Seasonal Beauty

Spring is popping up around our Gardens. Enjoy these quiet walks through the beauty, including daffodils, magnolias, and cherry trees.


Gardens Spotlight

We’ve dug into our photo and video archives to share some of the inspiration and beauty from some favorite past displays. Enjoy spring splendor from 2018.

More Our Gardens Your Home

From favorite past performances to a chat with a gardener, delve into these uniquely Longwood experiences.

Go behind the scenes with stories about our amazing plants and people, read with us, or explore our free online offerings for all ages.