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Putting the Garden to Bed Restructured for COVID Safety

Lendonwood Gardens has held community workdays each spring and fall for about 15 years, but things will be different this season – thanks to COVID-19. Instead of one day with 50-75 volunteers “putting the garden to bed,” there will be multiple “mini-workdays” with a...

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SIXTEEN DAYLILY VARIETIES ADDED

Daylilies have been added to the irises offered for sale at Lendonwood Gardens on Friday and Saturday, September 25-26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Sixteen named varieties will be represented, with hundreds of clumps priced individually at $5 each.  Some of the varieties...

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IRIS SALE SEPTEMBER 25-26

IRIS SALE SEPTEMBER 25-26

Lendonwood Gardens will be the beneficiary of an iris sale Friday and Saturday, September 25-26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the botanical garden in Grove.  Grown and donated by Lendonwood board members Pauline Hale and Jim Corbridge, the perennial bulbs include 24...

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Welcome Center Construction Begins

Welcome Center Construction Begins

Lendonwood Gardens kicked off construction of a new Welcome Center Wednesday, August 26, with volunteers, community members and board members digging in the dirt – and plenty of rocks! The new facility, located at the garden’s front entrance, will offer space for...

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LENDONWOOD TO BUILD NEW WELCOME CENTER

Visitors to Lendonwood Gardens next year will enter the botanical garden through a new, more welcoming front entrance, according to an announcement by board president Jim Corbridge.  Construction prep work is beginning on a new Welcome Center building at the front...

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LENDONWOOD POSTPONES TWO UPCOMING EVENTS

Lendonwood Gardens has postponed two popular spring events, due to the COVID-19 emergency declaration.  The garden’s annual Earth Day observance in April, which typically brings all of Grove’s third-graders to plant the Children’s Garden and learn about nature, is...

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Lendonwood Postpones Spring Workday

The “Wake Up the Garden” spring workday at Lendonwood Gardens has been postponed, due to coronavirus concerns.  Originally scheduled for Saturday, March 28, the event will either be re-scheduled or broken into individual small-group projects over several days. “Our...

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Angel Of Hope Observance on Friday, December 6

Angel Of Hope Observance on Friday, December 6

The public is invited to participate in the annual Angel of Hope remembrance ceremony at Lendonwood Gardens on Friday, December 6. The botanical garden is home to the Angel of Hope Statue, which is dedicated to lost loved ones, especially children. The ceremony begins...

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Local Volunteers Help “Put The Garden To Bed”

Local Volunteers Help “Put The Garden To Bed”

About 50 volunteers gathered to help “Put the Garden to Bed” during the Lendonwood Gardens fall workday on Saturday, November 2. The group included many members of Grove Rotary, who traditionally participate in the twice-yearly workday. “We are extremely grateful to...

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Fall Workday Postponed to Nov. 2nd

Fall Workday Postponed to Nov. 2nd

The annual “Put the Garden to Bed” fall workday at Lendonwood Gardens, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 26, has been postponed to Saturday, November 2, due to wet weather. Jim Reynolds, Lendonwood board member and workday coordinator, said, “Recent rains...

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June Fundraiser Party

June Fundraiser Party

Lendonwood’s Garden Party fundraiser supports the garden, but also offers a chance for longtime friends to catch up.  From left are Dick Koger, Wanda Koger, Kathy Hunt, Mary Ann Stout, Bob Hunt, and Larry Stout.Bidding on silent auction items at Lendonwood’s 2019...

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