Attracting more than one million visitors every year, Longwood Gardens is a truly magnificent American gem, boasting lavish landscapes and garden features, splendidly expansive greenhouses and conservatories, horticultural education and seasonal events to charm all comers.
And there is so much visual grandeur of nature to bask in during Longwood Gardens’ calendar of events for October and November of this year!
“Wonder is a natural response to the beauty of the world.”
What wonders, you might ask, are in store for visitors to Longwood Gardens?
- Autumn’s Colors at Longwood Gardens – Being surrounded by the rich shades of autumn does so much for the soul, and Longwood’s display of gorgeous autumnal color is exactly what is needed to fortify the mind before the cold winds of winter blow away all but the memories. Saturate yourself in the vivid hues of blooming asters, sweet autumn crocus, gorgeous floribunda roses, Mexican bush sage and pineapple sage, winterberry holly and orange trees, interspersed with the vibrant golden tones of seasonal pumpkins. The combination is certain to provide a sensory treat for visitors to the Gardens starting October 1 through November 20.
- Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens – From October 22 – November 20, Longwood Gardens’ calendar of events will include a showcase of the largest, most impressive U.S. annual display of this beloved flower. With over 17,000 chrysanthemum plants carefully cultivated and nurtured to form a massive color explosion, not to mention the Thousand Bloom Mum – a single plant with more than 1,500 perfect blooms – this festival is sure to be a breathtaking, don’t-want-to-miss event.
- Nightscape at Longwood Gardens – Running until the end of October, Longwood continues to regale evening visitors with a lovely music and light show designed to demonstrate the unique beauty of the night.
Don’t let autumn pass you by when there is yet more beauty to be enjoyed! Check out Longwood Gardens’ calendar of events to find your special outing – so that you can squeeze even more breathtaking wonders out of this glorious season!
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