Farm is a 700-acre University of Virginia
research facility situated in the northern Shenandoah Valley,
about 10 miles east of Winchester and 60 miles west of
Washington, D.C. Blandy Experimental Farm is also the home
of the State Arboretum of Virginia, displaying more than 8,000
trees and woody shrubs. The collections include more than
half the world’s pine species, the Virginia Native Plant Trail,
the Boxwood Memorial Garden, a spectacular grove of more
than 300 ginkgo trees, an herb garden featuring culinary,
medicinal and ornamental herbs, and much more.
Winter Aconite blossoms (Eranthis
spp.) are touched with drops of melted snow in this photo
taken Thursday, January 25.
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Photo by Tim Farmer
On the Horizon
The Arboretum grounds are
open dawn to dusk, 365 days a year, free of charge.