Tag: Glenwood Gardens

Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Potatoes, carrots, squash, basil – oh my! Highfield Discovery Garden at Glenwood Gardens is bursting with fresh vegetables. Follow along as Nature Interpreter Allyson takes us on a tour of Highfield Discovery Garden and shares some gardening tips along the way.

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Oxeye daisy

Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. We’re celebrating Parks and Recreation Month by sharing what Great Parks employees do to keep your parks … well, great! Today, Conservation & Parks Manager Kurt is at Glenwood Gardens sharing how to maintain plants for a gorgeous garden.

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Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. We’re celebrating pollinators for National Pollinators Week. Go on a tour of the butterfly garden at Glenwood Gardens with Highfield Discovery Garden Manger Doug and Nature Interpreter Lisa and learn more about these important plants.

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A beaver in a lake eats leaves from a vine.

Winter is a quiet time in the Highfield Discovery Garden at Glenwood Gardens. Frogs wait patiently in the mud for warmer weather. The vegetables in the raised beds are all gone except for some hardy greens. We’re not greeted by buzzing bees or happy grasshoppers. However, if we take a walk down to the wetland […]

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Park guest Lisa spotted this hopping mad frog at Glenwood Gardens earlier this fall. It’s cool to see a not-quite-grown frog still with its tail, but this guy also has an extra leg! We asked our nature interpreters what may have caused this odd phenomenon. Though we can’t say for sure what caused this frog […]

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