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    10:00 am Rhododendron Festival @ Around the gardens
    Rhododendron Festival @ Around the gardens
    May 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Rhododendron Festival @ Around the gardens
    Thousands of world-famous rhododendrons and an explosion of color cover 100 acres with spectacular blooms during this nine-day event, May 16-24. Enjoy a peaceful walk surrounded by walls of flowers, learn more about Heritage’s storied rhododendron legacy, participate in programs with horticulture experts, and purchase your own rhododendron at a special plant sale. Festival bonus: Heritage’s Leading Sponsor, The Arbella Insurance Foundation, will give away gardening gloves on select days while supplies last! Festival programs are free with museum admission and do not require advance registration. Festival Programs: Daily Rhododendron Collection Walking Tour, 11am Daily Rhododendron Collection Walking Tour, 2pm Rhododendron Pruning Demonstration – May 16, 21, 24 Rhododendrons in Your Home Landscape Walk and Talk- May 16 Rhododendrons in Your Home Landscape Walk and Talk- May 18 Rhododendron Care Walk and Talk- May 17 Rhododendron Care Walk and Talk- May 19, May 23 Rare and Unusual Rhododendron Tour- May 22 Rhododendron Propagation Demonstration- May 23 We are grateful to our Rhododendron Festival Sponsor:
    11:00 am Daily Rhododendron Collection Wa... @ Meet at Parade Field
    Daily Rhododendron Collection Wa... @ Meet at Parade Field
    May 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
    Join Docent tour guides for a 30-minute walking tour of Heritage’s renowned rhododendron collection. Discover how the work done here by two hybridizers – Charles Dexter and Jack Cowles – contributed to the genus Rhododendron and created the plants we love today, then learn about current efforts to maintain this important collection. Guides will select the most spectacular spots for viewing these stunning plants.
    1:00 pm Rhododendron Pruning Demonstration @ Meet near Ticketing & Admissions Entrance
    Rhododendron Pruning Demonstration @ Meet near Ticketing & Admissions Entrance
    May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
    Join the Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning and watch a demonstration of techniques on various plants along a walk through the garden. Free with museum admission. No advance registration required.
    2:00 pm Daily Rhododendron Collection Wa... @ Meet at Parade Field
    Daily Rhododendron Collection Wa... @ Meet at Parade Field
    May 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    Join Docent tour guides for a 30-minute walking tour of Heritage’s renowned rhododendron collection. Discover how the work done here by two hybridizers – Charles Dexter and Jack Cowles – contributed to the genus Rhododendron and created the plants we love today, then learn about current efforts to maintain this important collection. Guides will select the most spectacular spots for viewing these stunning plants.

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