Author Archives: Wonsoon Park

North Carolina Botanical Garden

August 22, 2012 – North Carolina Botanical Garden, NC (written by Wonsoon Park, photographs by Nate Tschaenn) It was an overcast day with a little bit of drizzle when we were greeted by Johnny Randall and Dan Stern at the … Continue reading

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Cibodas Botanical Garden and Taman Bunga Nusantara

(written by Wonsoon Park, photographs by Abby Johnson) How nice it has been for us to finally meet the people who we have been longing to meet while preparing for this trip. Eka was the one of those people that … Continue reading

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Singapore Botanic Gardens and CUGE

January 9, 2012 – Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore (written by Wonsoon Park, photographs by Martin Smit and Wonsoon Park ) Even though Singapore can be very hot and humid the weather was cool enough for us to forget about our … Continue reading

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Philadelphia’s Park System, Fairmount Park

August 26, 2011 – Fairmount Park, PA (written by Abby Johnson, photographs by Quill Teal-Sullivan) Mr. Tee Jay Boudreau, Special Projects Manager at Fairmount Park gave students a behind the scenes tour of Fairmount Park.  Tee Jay Boudreau is a … Continue reading

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Chanticleer, a Pleasure Garden

August 19, 2011 – Chanticleer, PA (written by Quill Teal-Sullivan, photographs by Nate Tschaenn) The third destination for the First Year Fellows’ summer fieldtrip series was Chanticleer, a 35-acre estate garden along the Philadelphia mainline.  Once the home of the … Continue reading

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First year Fellows visit Tyler Arboretum

July 29, 2011 – Tyler Arboretum, PA (written by Martin Smit, photographs by Abby Johnson and Nate Tschaenn) With a documented history stretching back to 1681, when William Penn released the property to Thomas Minshall, the Tyler Arboretum has a … Continue reading

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First year Fellows visit Mt. Cuba Center

July 22, 2011 – Mt. Cuba Center, DE (written by Sara Levin, photographs by Quill Teal-Sullivan and Martin Smit) The First Year Longwood Graduate Fellows’ inaugural summer field trip was to the Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware.  Historically, this … Continue reading

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