Agriculture Secretary Encourages Garden Visits, Fall Planting
NJ Ag. Secy. Fisher (l) & John Morse, MCPC Mgr of Hort.
(CHESTER 9.17.14) – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today visited Willowwood Arboretum in Chester and encouraged public garden and arboretum visits this fall. He also reminded residents and visitors that fall is a great time ...
Anne’s Travels is a blog chronicling her travels all over the US. Her articles are descriptive and include nice photos. We are happy she visited the Willowwood Arboretum earlier this year and liked what she saw.
See her article here: http://www.annestravels.net/willowwood-arboretum/.
The weather forecast for the next couple of weeks looks just perfect for a late summer visit to the Willowwood Arboretum gardens.
And even though summer is coming to an end the gardens and meadows are still full of color at Willowwood!
As you drive in the meadows have now been taken over by the yellow flowered ...
Here are some garden highlights for August.
The meadows are showing lots of color with native Monarda, Ironweed, Joe-pye weed and Goldenrod in bloom.
The Cottage Garden and Rosarie are full of color and are attracting the hummingbirds.
The Willowwood Horticulture Staff is just starting an expansion of the Cottage garden so visitors can see the process involved ...
The 2014 Photo Contest topic was “Willowwood’s Cherries”.
There are many varieties of cherries at Willowwood (see list under garden information). One of which is one of Willowwood’s most unusual cherries: Prunus serrulata ‘Asagi’. Each spring visitors marvel at its curious apple-green flowers.
Winning Finalist photos are shown on the Photo page of ...
Black River Journal, June, 2014
Kate & Joe’s special evening was “breathtaking,” as they and their families celebrated their rehearsal dinner at Willowwood Arboretum.
Read the article in Black River Journal by clicking here.
NJ Bride – Spring, 2014
Katie Reimer and Michael Nahoum chose the Willowwood Arboretum for their June 22, 2013 wedding, focusing on the beauty of the Arboretum.
Read the article from New Jersey Bride by clicking here.
As the warm weather arrives this week, now is the time to visit Willowwood.
Believe it or not, there are still daffodils in bloom. The bright yellow Lois, Elizabeth and Golden Sun Magnolias (near the field parking areas on both sides of the drive) are in full bloom and are just exquisite.
The first early Lilacs ...
May 8, 2014: We’re happy to report that with the upcoming warm spell we expect to have some lilacs in bloom by Mothers Day.
Spring has really sprung at Willowwood!
The Crabapples and Viburnums throughout the gardens and collections look and smell wonderful. Many spring flowering perennials such as Epimediums, Bleeding Hearts and Primroses are ...
5/1/14 The weekend’s Bloom Report
After yesterday’s terrible rain and the generally poor weather this past week, we are delighted to let you know that The Cherries survived the rain! So with the great forecast for the next few days, we have extended the deadline for entries for the WW Fdn. Cherry Photo Contest ...