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  • Willowwood Bloom Report May 12, 2014

    -- Posted 05/12/2014 by Webmaster --
    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 ...
  • Getting ready for Mother’s Day!

    -- Posted 05/08/2014 by Webmaster --
    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 ...
  • Willowwood’s Cherries after the Rain!

    -- Posted 05/05/2014 by Webmaster --
    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 ...
  • Blooming Cherries at Willowwood Arboretum

    -- Posted 05/05/2014 by Webmaster --
    4/23/14 Hi, cherries are now in full bloom and barring bad weather – should be in great form now through the weekend. Trees are throughout the property but many are towards the lilac walk. If you plan on participating in the Willowwood Foundation Photo Contest – all entries must be emailed (multiple emails ok but ...
  • Rain ending, Cherries starting at Willowwood!

    -- Posted 05/05/2014 by Webmaster --
    4/15/14 Our second bloom report! The heat this weekend finally pushed along some blooming. The Cherries in the Rosarie are starting to bloom. The big ,old Cherry in the Lilac collection and the one behind the Conservatory are breaking bud. The Cornus mas by the entrance and by the Rockery are full of yellow flowers. The Daffodils in the ...
  • SPRING!!! 1st Bloom Report from Willowwood

    -- Posted 05/05/2014 by Webmaster --
    The weather this weekend and next week looks like we might have a bit of Spring. Good time to take a little stroll and breathe. Here is the bloom report as of yesterday! The daffodils by the parking lot are starting to show color. In the rockery the Scilla siberica (Scilla) , Chionodoxa lucilea (Glory of the ...
  • 2013 Photo Contest Winners

    -- Posted 05/30/2013 by Webmaster --
    The 2013 contest featured Willowwood’s Magnolias. Generally in bloom March into April, the top twelve photos of Magnolias were displayed at WW on Mother’s Day and at the Lilac Party, May 19, 2013. After voting, the winning photos were featured in this website’s Photo Section. First Place prize winner is Elise Ange. ...
  • 2012 Photo Contest Winners

    -- Posted 05/15/2012 by Webmaster --
    In 2012 the Foundation sponsored our first competition – the topic was Daffodils. First place winner was Ashton Temples for his photo of a single daffodil. Michael Hartnett’s photo came in 2nd place and Gene Moretti had two of his photos tied for 3rd Place. The top finalist photos are displayed on the photo ...