What’s Bloomin’: April, 2021

What’s Bloomin’: April, 2021

Dinosaur Food Gunnera Visit the boggy-area near Rock Creek to see this LARGE-leafed, water-loving plant, looking like something out of the Jurassic. This is a good one for families with young kids. The leaves on this plant are bigger than some of the kids. A bit...
Volunteer Update: April-May, 2021

Volunteer Update: April-May, 2021

This past month has been a busy time in the Rhododendron Garden. With spring arriving, there has been weeding galore throughout the garden. This included areas around Rock Creek where some volunteers pulled celandine, while others removed tired-out rushes. The beds...
Wildflower of the Month, April 2021

Wildflower of the Month, April 2021

Western Trillium Some of our most familiar and well-loved wildflowers bloom in April. Western trillium (Trillium ovatum) is among the first.  Unmistakable with its three big leaves and solitary pure white flower, it glows like a beacon in Hendricks Park’s forest,...