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  • Lilac Party – May 21, 2023

    -- Posted 04/19/2022 by Webmaster --
    Lilac Party May 21, 2023 Details forthcoming! Mark your Calendar.
  • Spring Holds a Special Joy – 4/19/22

    -- Posted 04/19/2022 by Webmaster --
    Sunday Daffodils I have just enjoyed back to back visits to Willowwood so as not to miss a single new thing. While a stop at the arboretum is a delightful experience in any season, spring holds a special joy. Although the Bloom Report provides a wonderful way to “stay in touch” it is hard to resist ...
  • Arboretum Updates

    -- Posted 04/12/2022 by Webmaster --
    They always say that hope springs eternal, but so do Gardens especially during spring!   Let it be known that Willowwood is certainly not an exception to the rule.  If you have been by the Arboretum of late, you will have noticed the entanglement of invasive plants along Longview Road to the East of the ...
  • Bloom Report – April 8, 2022

    -- Posted 04/12/2022 by Webmaster --
    “There comes a day towards the end of March when there is but little wind. The Sun has gained much power, so that it is pleasant to sit out in the garden, or better still, in some sunny nook of sheltered woodland” -Gertrude Jekyll The first warm days of spring are really here since the solstice ...
  • 2022 Lilac Party CANCELLED

    -- Posted 02/04/2022 by Webmaster --
    After much soul searching the Willowwood Foundation Board of Trustees has made the difficult decision to cancel our annual Lilac Party. We do so in this time of uncertainty out of the utmost concern for the continued safety of our guests and staff. Please know that in the months ahead our committee will be hard at ...
  • Early Fall 9.24.2021

    -- Posted 09/24/2021 by Webmaster --
    “Then summer came, announced by June,With beauty, miracle and mirth.She hung aloft the rounding moon,She poured her sunshine on the earth”-Leslie Pinckney Hill, excerpt “Summer Magic” Although the main event of spring blooms has passed, the arboretum has lots of blooms for those who are willing to slow down and look. One show-stopper that is easy ...
  • Autumn Welcome

    -- Posted 09/10/2021 by Webmaster --
    How is it possible that 2021’s spring and summer have come and gone? Despite lingering Covid 19 concerns, we are happily welcoming the nascent signs of autumn at Willowwood.  I am so grateful that the Arboretum continues to provide the public with such a beautiful and comforting oasis as Willowwood and my appreciation extends to the ...
  • Summer Update 2021

    -- Posted 06/25/2021 by Webmaster --
    Dear Friends of Willowwood, I am perched in my home office enjoying the beauty of our home garden just outside my window. My blue lace hydrangeas are in their glory. Doesn’t it seem like the lush landscape of June is even more spectacular than ever this summer? And visitors continue to find Willowwood to be as ...
  • Meet Our New President

    -- Posted 06/03/2021 by Webmaster --
    Brace and Meryl It is with great pleasure that I write to introduce Meryl Carmel as the new Willowwood Foundation President and Joseph Arvay DMD who has the difficult job as replacement for past Treasurer and long time Trustee Stathis Andris to whom we owe many thanks for his financial diligence and guidance. I will assume the ...
  • Bloom Report 5.7.2021

    -- Posted 05/07/2021 by Webmaster --
    “Mother Nature presents neither a wrinkled face nor tottering form, but constantly renews the bloom of her youth, while time fills up the volumes of her history.” -James Lendall Basford. Spring has settled in and Willowwood is now bursting with blooms. The main event- the annual lilac display- is now starting to reach its peak as ...