. . . a landscape carved
renewed by nature
During the peak of spring migration, Ezra Staengl and his brother Theo will lead a bird walk at the Quarry Gardens on Tuesday, April 27, starting at 7:30 a.m. The Yellow-rumped warbler above, photographed by Ezra, is among many species that have been recorded here....
Cynthia Wood (seen here photographing Texas bluebonnets) will lead a wildflower walk at The Quarry Gardens on Wednesday, April 14, at 10 a.m. Cynthia's delightful, authoritative Virginia Wildflowers blog has earned 4,000 followers and 14,000 monthly readers on...
Trails around two quarry pools meander among prairie plantings, butterfly and pollinator gardens, wetlands, vernal pools, a fern gully, and a waterside talus—all afforded by the site’s extraordinary diversity of geology, elevation, and soil chemistry. This showcase of locally native plant communities is open for visits by appointment.