Saturday, July 31, 2021

August Update from Greenwood Gardens


A Garden of Delights


Dear Friends,

Now, at the height of summer, each stroll through the garden offers opportunities for discovery and delight. The Reflecting Pool terrace is a colorful tapestry of flowering annuals, perennials and bulbs like the
Crocosmia 'George Davidson' (right). And an exquisite variety of bees, butterflies, and other pollinators are busy doing their essential work in every corner of the garden as demonstrated by a honeybee seen recently on the Main Lawn’s flowering Stokes’ aster  (below, left) and an Eastern Swallowtail butterfly fluttering on vitex along the West Walk (below, right).

Make plans now to visit Greenwood Gardens and encounter the many pleasures that await you. Rest for a time on a shady bench while connecting with nature in this historic, treasured oasis. And in the meantime, I invite you to enjoy the enchanting YouTube video tour of Greenwood created by

With best wishes from the garden,

Abby O'Neill, Executive Director


Honey bee on Stokesia laevis, Stoke's aster 'Peachie's Pick' on the Main Lawn.

An Eastern Swallowtail butterfly on Vitex agnus-castus 'Shoal Creek,' a flowering shrub on the West Walk.


Hours & Admission


Greenwood Gardens is open to the public Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through November 7, 2021, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Entry is by vehicle and advance timed ticket registration only. Tours are self-guided. Visit for COVID guidelines and to purchase tickets.

Members and children under 3: free
Adults (13 to 64): $15
Seniors (65+) and students with ID: $10
Children (3 to 12): $5