Dave Forehand of The Dallas Arboretum talks about osmanthus. Then below the jump, Hermione Wang of This Is Shanghai shows you how to make osmanthus syrup.
First, irises at three gardens: RBG’s Laking Garden in 2019, then, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden at the end of April/early May, and Santa Barbara Botanic Garden in April. Then we’ve got Cocktails with Iris (Apfel). She will mix her own drink, thank you very much.
We open with irises at Sissinghurst Castle Garden, from 2017. Below the jump, bearded irises blooming this week at the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Alice Hahn Goodman Iris Garden, followed by a short film from International Flavors & Fragrances’ in-house naturals facility, Laboratoire Monique Rémy, on the French orris harvest (this is a 2016 video that we already posted back in 2017).
The Camellia Walk at Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens in West Sussex at the end of March.
Highlights of the Chelsea Flower Show from 2019, (then below the jump) 2018 and 2017 (1 1/2 to 2 minutes each), followed by two gardening-help videos from RHS: “Urban Wildlife in Your Garden” (about 7 minutes) and “Top 3 hard to kill houseplants” (2 minutes).