ginkgo trees turning yellow
ginkgo trees turning yellow

Fall 2021 Ginkgo Info

November 11, 2021 -- alf7f

That's all, folks! As of Thursday, November 11th, 95%+ of the trees in the Ginkgo Grove have dropped their leaves. We can look forward to enjoying the austere beauty of the Grove over the coming winter months.

FALL 2021 GINKGO INFO

November 6, 2021 -- alf7f

Here's what the Ginkgo Grove looks like Monday, November 8th. It's been a strange fall for our ginkgoes. We estimate that ~50-75% of the ginkgo leaves have fallen, many while still green in color. Could a warm October followed by 5 consecutive days of low temperatures be to blame?

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Events

Friday, September 30th

  1. Warbler Walk
    • Start time: 08:00am
    • End time: 10:00am
    • Late September/early October is close to the peak of fall songbird migration. Join Blandy Director and birding enthusiast Dr. Dave Carr in search of southbound warblers, vireos, hawks, and more! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER: HTTPS://BLANDY.VIRGINIA.EDU/CONTENT/UPCOMING-EVENTS

Saturday, October 1st

  1. Nature Safari - Native Plant Meadow!
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End time: 03:00pm
    • Who lives in the meadow? In this family-friendly program, you’ll learn all about this unique ecosystem and the amazing adaptations of the plants and animals who live there. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER: HTTPS://BLANDY.VIRGINIA.EDU/CONTENT/UPCOMING-EVENTS

Tuesday, October 4th

  1. Blandy Photo Club Meeting

Thursday, October 6th

  1. Blandy Sketch Group
    • Start time: 12:30pm
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • The Blandy Sketch Group is a dynamic group of artists who work in the visual arts and who all share a love of the natural world as inspiration for their artwork. The Blandy Sketch Group is open to any artist, beginner or professional.  This month, we will be meeting in the Library.Visit our website for more info- https://blandysketchgroup.wordpress.com/

Tuesday, October 11th

  1. Full Moon Walk