From the monthly archives: July 2009

Okay, so being at Longwood has some pretty cool perks. But um, seeing the Eagles and Philly Stadiums ‘behind the scenes’? Sweet! And although they aren’t my favorite sports teams (I’ll leave that one alone just in case… :D), it was very cool to see how the horticultural end of the fields is handled. We […]

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So lately I’ve been posting the gardens that the Longwood students have been visiting. But this post is just some photos from around Longwood. I mean, I DO live here… and it IS pretty amazing. I just get caught up in work and the like and forget that I’m in such an amazing garden! So […]

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I got the opportunity to go to this years Woody Plant Conference, which was held at Swathmore College. I hadn’t been to one before, so I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised all around! But I have the say, it think the best part about it was just being the same […]

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Random fun facts: – Bald cypress usually are found in swampy areas – The Latin word Taxodium comes from taxus meaning yew and the Greek word eidos meaning resemblance. It means it has yew-like leaves. The Specs: Family: Taxodiaceae Genus: Taxodium distichum Species: distichum Common Name: Bald Cypress Region of Origin/Nativity: Southern United States Characteristics: […]

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