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Planting day at Longwood Gardens’ Webb Barn

It started on a cool, beautiful and misty morning on 3 October 2013. Longwood Graduate Program (LGP) first year Fellows Sarah Leach, Felicia Chua, Gary Shanks, Kevin Williams and other volunteers gathered at 7am to prepare for a day of … Continue reading

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Moving ahead with POP 2013!

We have all been working hard over the past couple of months and have made good progress at Tyler Arboretum. Here is a brief rundown of our activities: The first big accomplishment was a certified assessment of all of the … Continue reading

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NAX addendum

Top 10 things that did not make it in our garden visit blog posts: 10. The North End, Boston. The Fellows and Ed headed into Boston on Wednesday evening for dinner in the old Italian section of the city. It … Continue reading

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The Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College

(Photographs by Sara Helm Wallace) Our last excursion for the summer was to the Scott Arboretum on the grounds of Swarthmore College in Media, PA. Umbrellas in hand, we were warmly greeted by Claire Sawyers, the Arboretum’s Director. While admiring … Continue reading

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Second Year = Board Positions

One exciting aspect of being a Longwood Graduate Fellow is that in the second year of the program we are appointed to sit as an observer on the Board of a local institution of horticulture.  I was appointed to the … Continue reading

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2013 Spring Electronic Recycling Day

Photography by LGP fellows Friday May 10th, marked the Longwood Graduate Program’s final Electronic Recycling Day (E.R.D.) for the 2012-2013 School year and the final event hosted by the Environmental Impact team for the Class of 2013. On such a … Continue reading

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Longwood Graduate Program’s Annual Symposium – Come and get some fresh perspectives and inspiring ideas

With the deadline for registration coming up on the 8th of March we hope you have already registered for this year’s Longwood Graduate Program Annual Symposium.  This year the Symposium aims to encourage public gardens and cultural institutions to examine … Continue reading

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Symposium 2013: One Month Away!

Photography: Laurie Metzger The Longwood Graduate Program’s Annual Symposium, Shifting Landscapes: Cultivating Connections with a Broader Community, is a little less than a month away!  If you are on the fence about attending, let me paint you a picture… When … Continue reading

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Electronic Recycling Day

Author/Photography: Chunying Ling With the high speed development of technology, electronics have been generated rapidly, and often just as quickly disposed rather than recycled. In an effort to reduce the College of Agriculture and Natural Resource’s (CANR) environmental impact, Longwood Graduate Program (LGP) … Continue reading

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A Trip to Cornell

Photography: Longwood Graduate Fellows At the peak of fall color in mid-October, all ten Longwood Graduate Fellows and our Director, Dr. Lyons, journeyed to Ithaca, New York for a field trip to Cornell Plantations. Before sunrise on the first day, … Continue reading

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