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Tag Archives: Rhododendron State Park

Rhododendron Bloom Report: August 6, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: August 6, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

The beginning of August is here in all its glory. Heat and humidity seem to have prevailed, with the emphasis on heat. Perhaps between that and the surprisingly early bloom that took place this year, there is not a rhododendron … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 31, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 31, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

As I walked around the Rhododendron Loop yesterday (Thursday July 30), I did not see any blooms that were not past their prime. I was not correct in saying that there would be flowers to see in early August. Oh … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 23, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 23, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

Although a few blooms here and there can be seen in the grove, the main “event” of flowers blooming  has slipped by us once again. There are several places along the trail where a bush has numerous blooms that are … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 16, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 16, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

It’s really quite pretty in the grove this week. Lots of fully developed blooms can be seen for the next few days throughout the Rhododendron area. As usual, some places will be almost devoid of blooms, and other places will … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 9, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 9, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

This week there are lots of fully blooming flowers to be seen at Rhododendron State Park. “Peak bloom” is a bit early this year. Perhaps the weather has affected the timing. I suspect that it will always be a mystery. … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 2, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 2, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

It seems that we’ve had enough rain for a bit. Plants generally do better with more moisture, though. Rhododendrons, being in the heath family, have fine roots as opposed to a central taproot, so water storage in the plant is … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 26, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 26, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

A lot can happen in one week here in New England. We had a very short Spring this year- it seemed that Winter turned to Summer in a week or so. I say this as an excuse for what I … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 18, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 18, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

This week’s visit to Rhododendron State Park demonstrates a normally wide range of spring growth and development all around the grove, as shown in the photographs taken yesterday (6/18). I saw one or two flower buds starting to open up … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 11, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 11, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

Well, not much change in the grove is visible this week as far as the flowerbuds are concerned. It still appears that the bloom time this year will be about the middle of July, as expected. The pictures shown are … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report:  June 4, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 4, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

Hey folks, Welcome to the 2015 series of Rhododendron State Park‘s bloom reports. A new posting will be published each Friday between now and the middle of August or so (depending on the timing and duration of this year’s Rhododendron … Continue reading

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