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  • Enchanted Woods - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Special Offers Events Shop Online Bookstore Online Prints on Demand Licensed Products Winterthur Design Associates Winterthur is closed to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs What to See Connect with Us Museum House Galleries Metalwork Gallery Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Library Garden What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Explore the Winterthur Garden Plant Database History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods What to See Garden Enchanted Woods Enchanted Woods Discover the magic of a fairy

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=671 (2016-02-12)
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  • EW Interactive Map - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs What to See Connect with Us Museum House Galleries Metalwork Gallery Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Library Garden What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Explore the Winterthur Garden Plant Database History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=812 (2016-02-12)
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  • Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Woods Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Dear Children Come into the garden My fairy friends and I made Enchanted Woods especially for you We hope you enjoy it Story Stones I am Cobweb the storyteller fairy and I made Story Stones Each stone tells a story See if you can guess how the old stones were used Some were for milling grain a few were once parts of houses Find the stones that are good for sitting and read or tell a story of your own S s serpentine Path Look down Are you standing on the S s serpentine Path Can you feel the smiling serpent wriggling beneath your feet Don t worry you won t hurt him Glimmer the magician fairy has enchanted him and the serpent has a message for you Troll Bridge When you cross over the Troll Bridge please be careful Soot the troll lives underneath and he might try to grab your ankles If you re feeling brave you can peek under the bridge to see his dark damp cramped little home Soot really isn t so bad his bridge protects the roots of two ancient tulip trees Water s Edge At Water s Edge you can hug Harvey our enchanted frog and listen to the soothing water sounds Gathering Green Moss is the gardener fairy He planted the Gathering Green for you so you could dance around the May Pole to welcome spring We also use it for our fairy meetings on moonlit evenings Moss s great great great great great grandfather planted the acorns that have grown into the circle of magnificent oaks that you see around you Bird s Nest Lark the music fairy needed a safe home so she built a Bird s Nest above clouds of blue and white hydrangeas She made it big enough so that friends could visit Climb up and listen for the songs of forest and meadow birds the wind whispering in the trees and the drip and plop of raindrops falling on your head Fairy Flower Labyrinth From the Bird s Nest look down to find the Fairy Flower Labyrinth Blossom the flower fairy made a special walking and thinking pathway for you called a labyrinth The first one was made in Crete thousands of years ago Blossom has carved twenty stones with magic flowers and plants and a walking song from the Navajo tribe for you to find Faerie Cottage When spelled this way from Old French the word faerie includes all the woodland spirits fairies pixies elves brownies sprites sylphs and gnomes Together they all discovered a crumbling stone building with one wall falling down They worked to repair it and make a playhouse for you Look around What do you think of the fairy way of building Frog Hollow Puddle is the water fairy He made the Frog Hollow bridge from old stones and a biofilter from a trough where farm animals once ate A biofilter uses plants and lava

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=672 (2016-02-12)
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  • Tale of Enchanted Woods - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods What to See Garden Enchanted Woods Tale of Enchanted Woods The Tale of Enchanted Woods Once upon a time long long ago a family of adventurers set sail across a great ocean It was a difficult journey that seemed as if it might never end But finally the ship came to a land of rolling green hills shady forests and meadows filled with wildflowers and singing birds The family decided to stay and make the beautiful land their new home Soon the family and friends they met had built cozy farmhouses for themselves and sturdy barns for their animals They planted gardens brimming with fruits vegetables and flowers The children helped with the chores and learned the names of all the plants and animals Each day after their lessons the children played outdoors climbing tall trees swimming in the ponds and searching for animal tracks in the snow But their favorite place to meet was a part of the garden called Oak Hill where a grove of mighty oaks grew The children never knew that when they played there they were not

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  • Internships - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Yuletide Slideshow Internships Interns Now Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only Internships Interns Now Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors Internships Interns Now What to See Garden Internships Horticulture Internships Winterthur s Horticulture Internship Program provides a diverse and exciting experience for students in the fields of horticulture plant science arboriculture ecology and related disciplines Internships are offered in the fields of garden and estate maintenance arboriculture groundskeeping and natural lands management Interns have the opportunity to participate in classes on subjects such as plant identification irrigation turf management and plant records they also attend lectures and field trips Housing is available on the Winterthur site Types of Internship Positions Garden Estate Interns Garden Estate interns work alongside Winterthur s horticulture staff in different areas of the garden and estate during multi week rotations As part of their work experience interns learn and practice sound horticultural techniques such as weeding fertilizing planting pruning mowing mulching trimming and learn about the design principles used in the creation and maintenance of Winterthur s naturalistic garden Arborist Intern The arborist intern assists Winterthur s arborists in maintaining the health safety and aesthetics of the trees throughout the Winterthur property while learning and applying arboricultural techniques Interns have the opportunity to participate in all phases of tree care management including ground and or aerial pruning of trees The intern will also participate in educational programing attend lectures and field trips Natural Lands Intern Natural lands interns gain knowledge and hands on experience by working on environmental projects at Winterthur Interns work with the natural lands staff responsible for implementing proper land management

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=810 (2016-02-12)
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  • Interns Now - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Design Associates Winterthur is closed to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs What to See Connect with Us Museum House Galleries Metalwork Gallery Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Internships Interns Now Library Garden What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Explore the Winterthur Garden Plant Database History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Internships Interns Now Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition Internships Interns Now Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow Internships Interns Now Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only Internships Interns Now Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=1064 (2016-02-12)
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  • Picnic FAQ - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    beautiful places to picnic Below are the answers to several Frequently Asked Questions about picnicking on the grounds In general the responses below follow the golden rule and were developed to ensure that all guests at Winterthur have an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Winterthur garden Where can I picnic Can I picnic on the grass Can I drive to my destination Members and guests can picnic anywhere on the grounds In the interest of safety we ask that you do not explore the barns houses outbuildings or any areas marked Staff Only Please maintain a distance of 25 yards from outbuildings work buildings and residences for your safety and for the privacy of our tenants You are welcome to walk on the grass and to set up your picnic in the shade of one of our trees We do ask that you walk or take the garden tram to your picnic destination not drive What hours of the day can I picnic Days of the week Guests can picnic on the estate from 10 00 am to dusk Tuesday Sunday with their admission tags and can come back the next day with their paid admission they must request a second admission tag Members can picnic on the estate from dawn to dusk Tuesday Sunday The US Naval Observatory makes sunrise and sunset times available on their website Is there a limit to the number of people in a picnic group The Winterthur garden is a peaceful and tranquil place In the interest of keeping disturbance to other guests to a minimum please limit the size of your picnic group to 10 What are some of the better picnic spots on the grounds Sycamore Hill is a beautiful place to picnic From the Bristol Summerhouse you can view

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=708 (2016-02-12)
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  • Walking FAQ - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only Walking FAQ Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors Walking FAQ What to See Garden Walking FAQ Walking FAQ H F du Pont and generations of his family enjoyed walking the Winterthur estate Today Members visitors and staff all take advantage of the estate s roads and walkways to experience nature up close and on foot We encourage you to walk the estate and enjoy the garden meadows and woodlands throughout the seasons The following are some frequently asked questions about walking at Winterthur Who can walk at Winterthur All visitors are welcome to walk the grounds of Winterthur as long as they are wearing an admission tag or displaying their membership card We encourage walkers to become Members to enjoy this activity on a daily basis Where can I walk at Winterthur You are welcome to walk throughout the garden and the wider estate Winterthur s roads garden paths and mowed trails in meadow and woodland areas are all excellent walkways In the interest of safety we ask that you do not explore the barns houses outbuildings or any areas marked Staff Only When can I walk at Winterthur Guests can walk the estate from dawn to dusk Tuesday Sunday with their admission tags and can come back the next day with their paid admission they must request a second admission tag Members can walk every day from dawn to dusk with their Member ID The US Naval Observatory makes sunrise and sunset times available on their website Can I get a map of Winterthur that shows paths roads and trails Yes You can request a garden map at the Visitor Center or you can download a PDF of the Winterthur Estate Map The map shows roads and paved paths as well as the locations of restrooms and emergency call boxes on the estate The mowed paths in the meadow and woodland areas are not shown on the map but you are welcome to explore them How large is Winterthur Winterthur is nearly 1 000 acres How many miles of roads are there at Winterthur There are 10 miles of roads Do Members have special access for walking Members receive free general admission every day that we are open and are allowed to walk the estate from dawn to dusk Please display your membership card when walking Members may bring a guest using a guest pass to walk but must turn the guest pass in at the Visitor Center for an admission tag After normal business hours only Members may walk the grounds Guests are only allowed access when we are open to the public Can I picnic at Winterthur Yes Outside food and drink are allowed in the garden No alcohol please Be sure and use the waste receptacles provided What should I do if I get injured Please report your injury to our

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=693 (2016-02-12)
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