A winter scene with trees and snow
A winter scene with trees and snow

Ginkgo Watch (Oct. 30)

2023 GINKGO WATCH Monday, October 30th- Yellow, falling!

The Ginkgo Grove undergoes a magical transformation each Fall as the leaves transition from green to gold. Here's what the Ginkgo Grove looks like today (Monday, October 30th).

Most of the trees in the Grove have yellow leaves. Leaves are falling from the trees.

The best time to see golden ginkgoes at Blandy is usually late October - early November, although there is some variation in timing from year to year.

Ginkgo Watch (Oct. 27)

2023 GINKGO WATCH Friday, October 27th- Yellow!

The Ginkgo Grove undergoes a magical transformation each Fall as the leaves transition from green to gold. Here's what the Ginkgo Grove looks like today (Friday, October 27th).

Most of the trees in the Grove have yellow leaves, and leaves have begun to fall from a few trees. 

The best time to see golden ginkgoes at Blandy is usually late October - early November, although there is some variation in timing from year to year.

Ginkgo Watch (Oct. 25)

2023 GINKGO WATCH Wednesday, October 25th- Yellow!

The Ginkgo Grove undergoes a magical transformation each Fall as the leaves transition from green to gold. Here's what the Ginkgo Grove looks like today (Wednesday, October 25th).

Most of the trees in the Ginkgo Grove are mostly yellow, although there are still a few pockets of green here and there.

To avoid crowds this weekend, we strongly encourage visitors to come on a weekday.

Ginkgo Watch (Oct. 23)

2023 GINKGO WATCH Monday, October 23rd- On the move!

The Ginkgo Grove undergoes a magical transformation each Fall as the leaves transition from green to gold. Here's what the Ginkgo Grove looks like today (Monday, October 23rd).

"Lime green" is the predominant color, but somewhere between 60-70% of the trees have at least a few yellow leaves. On many trees, there are branches with almost all yellow or lime-green/yellow leaves. This coming weekend (Oct. 27-29) has the potential to be the "peak" weekend for golden leaves, but stay tuned for another update later this week.

Ginkgo Watch (Oct. 19)

2023 GINKGO WATCH Thursday, October 19th- On the move!

The Ginkgo Grove undergoes a magical transformation each Fall as the leaves transition from green to gold. Here's what the Ginkgo Grove looks like today (Thursday, October 19th).

"Lime green" is the predominant color, but somewhere between 50-60% of the trees have at least a few yellow leaves. On many trees, there are a few branches with almost all yellow or lime-green/yellow leaves. 

This coming weekend (Oct. 20-22) is unlikely to be the "peak" weekend for golden leaves. 

Ginkgo Watch (Oct. 17th)

2023 GINKGO WATCH Tuesday, October 17th- On the move!

The Ginkgo Grove undergoes a magical transformation each Fall as the leaves transition from green to gold. Here's what the Ginkgo Grove looks like today (Tuesday, October 17th).

While "green" or "lime green" are still the predominant colors, somewhere between 40-50% of the trees have at least a few yellow leaves.

The best time to see golden ginkgoes at Blandy is usually late October - early November, although there is some variation in timing from year to year.

Ginkgo Watch (Oct. 13)

2023 GINKGO WATCH- Still mostly green, with some yellow.

Important information to help you plan your visit. 

The Ginkgo Grove undergoes a magical transformation each Fall as the leaves transition from green to gold. Here's what the Ginkgo Grove looks like today (Friday, October 13th).

While "green" or "lime green" are still the predominant colors, somewhere between 25-30% of the trees have at least a few yellow leaves, depending on where you stand in the Grove.

Ginkgo Watch (Oct. 5)

2023 GINKGO WATCH- (MOSTLY) STILL GREEN!

Important information to help you plan your visit. 

The Ginkgo Grove undergoes a magical transformation each Fall as the leaves transition from green to gold. Here's what the Ginkgo Grove looks like today (Thursday, October 5th).

A few trees in the middle of the grove are starting to show some yellow, but most of the trees are still mostly green.

The best time to see golden ginkgoes at Blandy is usually late October - early November.

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It's a magical time of year at Blandy Experimental Farm! Arboretum staff spent several days preparing and collecting materials for our Holiday Workshops and creating a winter wonderland of festive decorations for our main building. Come enjoy the scenery!

Events

Sunday, December 17th

  1. Cool Conifers
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End time: 03:00pm
    • Enjoy a mug of hot chocolate (or tea!) and meander through Blandy’s conifer collection with a naturalist! Brush up on your conifer id skills and learn about these unique trees! For more information and to register: https://blandy.virginia.edu/content/programs-workshops-walks

Tuesday, January 2nd

  1. Blandy Photo Club Meeting
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • To learn more, send an email to [email protected]

Tuesday, February 6th

  1. Blandy Photo Club Meeting
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • To learn more, send an email to [email protected]

Tuesday, March 5th

  1. Blandy Photo Club Meeting
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • To learn more, send an email to [email protected]

Tuesday, April 2nd

  1. Blandy Photo Club Meeting
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • To learn more, send an email to [email protected]