Horticultural hocus-pocus at Longwood Gardens
I went to Longwood Gardens just outside of Wilmington, DE, on a gray, rainy, and perfectly miserable day. But the weather is really irrelevant when you have 4.5 climate-controlled acres—some 20 separate gardens—under glass. In vast, soaring, greenhouses are flight after flight of horticultural legerdemain. Here’s some of what I saw.