Spring in Bloom! (May 4, 2016) -   Blooming season is officially here. In the gardens near the Visitor Center and Snyder Bldg.: dwarf conifers, iris, Bergenia, Pasque flowers, golden yellow and white daffodils, Red bud. Most of the 30,000 tulip bulbs planted last fall are in full bloom, as are the crabapple trees and Red Buds. Fragrant lilacs showing off early blooms of purples, pinks and whites. Large-flowered bellwort, Celandine poppies and bluebells budding. At Wurtele Bog Walk: marsh marigolds are in full bloom, with white and Northern bog violets appearing. Along Green Heron Pond Trail: brilliant blue Hepatica, American Hazelnut, Grey dogwood, Speckled alder and Red osier dogwood. Bloodroot in fruit, bluebells bursting to bud. See the What's In Bloom page for a full report.