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Bulbs are Blooming

Published Date: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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As we turn the corner on winter, spring flowering bulbs are the first thing to remind us that the growing season is near. Flowers like Daffodils can remind us of our childhood.

Assistant Manager of Gardens and Grounds Joel Lowery 

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Douglas School Spotlight: Dr. Madison Spencer Briscoe

Published Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Douglas School in Winchester, Virginia served local and regional African American students. 

By Sharon Dixon, reitred educator, Winchester Public Schools, playwright, consultant, with Nancy Huth, Deputy Director, Arts & Education, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

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“The Rosy Red and the Violet blue”: Valentine’s Day in the Shenandoah Valley

Published Date: 
Thursday, February 11, 2021
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It’s February, which means in a couple of days people of all ages will be exchanging Valentine’s Day cards filled with cheesy lines we all know (and love?).

by Curator of Collections Nick Powers

In fact, approximately 190 million Americans send or receive valentines each year. This doesn’t include the millions of cards made by school children in their classes.[i]

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Planning Ahead in the Garden

Published Date: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

It’s July. Let’s talk about planting bulbs this November. No, I haven’t gotten too much sun- well, yes, of course I have – but the point remains that the MSV garden staff plan displays 6 months to a year in advance. Spring blooming bulbs are on my mind, and I think they should be on yours as well.

By Horitculturist Chantal Ludder

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