Kudos to Longwood Gardens for winning #1 billing in USA Today's readers' choice poll of best public gardens in North America! Longwood is one of several gardens in the top twenty with whom the Garden Conservancy has been honored to partner in various preservation and educational programs, as is the Ruth Bancroft Garden, our very first preservation project. Congratulations to all.
"California Inspiration: Ruth Bancroft's Garden" discusses the legacy of Ruth's visionary garden and the organization launched to preserve it. American Gardener, March/April 2014
Make room of "happy surprises" in your garden, as Garden Conservancy board member and Open Days co-founder Page Dickey does in hers. Read more in Martha Stewart Living, April 2014.
For other recent media coverage of Garden Conservancy people and programs,
Read the latest news about garden preservation and Open Days!
The story of the restoration of the historic gardens of Alcatraz has been beautifully captured in a new book, Alcatraz Gardens: Remembered, Reclaimed, Reimagined.
Ninety years ago! Garden visiting in the 1920s through the Garden Club of America
April 16, 2014 7:30 pmChappaqua Public Library: Chappaqua, NY
Bees, Trees, and Berries: How global plant movement and change can affect our gardens The spring 2014 Rocky Hills Lecture will be the third in a series of environmental lectures featuring plan...
April 17, 2014 11:30 amOnwentsia Club: Lake Forest, IL
A talk by Baron Cavendish of Furness, presented by the Royal Oak Foundation as part of its Seeds for Thought series. "A Time to Plant: Life and Gardening at Holker" is co-sponsored by the Garden Cons...
August 23, 2014 7:00 pmBass Hall, The Monadnock Center for History & Culture: Peterborough, NH
A lecture by Tovah Martin The beauty of gardens is that they mature. This lecture takes a look at some of the country's most adept garden stewards to explore how they grapple with change to brin...