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Curitiba

We started our day in luxury bus fitted for 60 people and headed to Curitiba Botanical Garden with our guide Fabio. He told us a lot of interesting stories about the history of Curitiba. The name of this city is from … Continue reading

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Mt. Cuba Center

August 17, 2012 – Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE (written by Lindsey K. Kerr, photographs by Chunying Ling) Bright and early, the First Year Fellows and Dr. Lyons left Townsend Hall for Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware. Mt. Cuba … Continue reading

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Hagley Museum and Library

August 10, 2012 – Hagley Museum and Library, DE (written by Laurie Metzger, photographs by Lindsey K. Kerr) It was a rainy morning as we prepared to visit the Hagley Museum and Library. Being a 253 acre museum, with extensive … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park – Minneapolis Style.

August 13, 2011 – Minneapolis, Minnesota (written by James Hearsum, photography by Ashby Leavell) Few cities enjoy the benefit of a visionary parks department: One that takes a leadership role in economic development, is a broker of community creation and … Continue reading

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Note from the Director: Reunion!

I’m into my 7th year directing the Program and really look forward to seeing all the Former Fellows who worked with me starting in 2005. However, my connection to the Program goes back much further when I was on the … Continue reading

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LGP Reunion – a little sneak preview

The LGP Reunion Programming Committee has been hard at work planning displays, music, and a fun evening for all our alumni. Here’s a few glimpses of what we’ve been working on: An exhibit of photos of each class since the … Continue reading

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Notes from the past – a message from Jim Swasey

Sue and I are really looking forward to the 45th Longwood Graduate Program Reunion and reuniting with a large percentage of the 100+ Former Fellows (1978-1979)(1984-2005) that we loved. Yes, we loved each and everyone of them! We encourage as … Continue reading

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The Power of the Internet; Museums and the Web 2011

(written by Aubree Pack) This month I had the opportunity to attend a conference I’ve had my eye on since last year. Although my first love will always be horticulture, my interests have grown to include understanding how public horticulture … Continue reading

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Spring in Colonial Williamsburg

Last weekend Raakel Toppila, first year Longwood Graduate Fellow and John Moore, second year Professional Gardener Student attended Colonial Williamsburg’s 65th Annual Garden Symposium in Williamsburg, Virginia. John and Raakel were the recipients of the Williamsburg Garden Symposium Student Scholarships … Continue reading

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International Experience 2011 – a sneek peek

Photo courtesy of Dallas Stribley The countdown is on. The first year fellows and Longwood staff members Matt Taylor and Pandora Young will be departing in January for…the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and India! Planning the trip has been a … Continue reading

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