brookside gardens

November 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Regresa la Exhibición del Jardín de Luces en Brookside Gardens en Wheaton

La exhibición Garden of Lights regresará a Brookside Gardens el viernes luego de una pausa de un año, debido a la pandemia Covid-19, según Montgomery Parks. La exhibición, ahora en su 23 ° año, es una tradición de invierno en el condado. Es una experiencia al aire libre donde las familias pueden disfrutar de coloridas […]

Read more

November 15, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Garden of Lights Exhibit Returns Friday

The Garden of Lights exhibit is returning to Brookside Gardens on Friday following a yearlong hiatus related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Montgomery Parks. The exhibit, now in its 23rd year, is a wintertime tradition in the County. It is an outdoor, walk-through experience where families can enjoy colorful LED light displays depicting flora […]

Read more

October 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 12, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. The council will issue a proclamation recognizing Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Tune in at 9:40 a.m. for a briefing on COVID-19. Here is a full look at the […]

Read more

October 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday for Garden of Lights Holiday Display

The Garden of Lights returns to Brookside Gardens for its 23rd year on Nov. 19. The walk-through holiday light display was canceled in 2020 due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The light display features more than one million colorful LED lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. […]

Read more

September 24, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Montgomery Parks Hosts “Drag Queen Story Hour” As Part of Hispanic Heritage Month

Montgomery Parks is hosting Drag Queen Lady J. Monroe for a “Drag Queen Story Hour” on Saturday, Sept. 25 as part of their celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event, which is open to all ages and free of charge, will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Brookside Gardens and feature stories […]

Read more

August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Brookside Gardens Hosts ‘Pyramids 2021’ Art Exhibit

The Wheaton Arts Parade and Brookside Gardens collaborated with 16 artists from Montgomery County to put together an outdoor exhibit that features 13 unique pyramids.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) Each pyramid tells a story and includes a QR code which can be scanned to hear a […]

Read more

July 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Music in the Garden: Summer Concerts Return to Brookside in August

The Friends of Brookside Gardens will sponsor three twilight concerts on Tuesdays in August at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. The concerts are free and registration is not required. The concerts take place on the visitors center lawn from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics to enjoy the […]

Read more

June 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

What’s Next for the Brood X Cicadas?

The Cicada Brood X invasion is getting ready to enter the next life cycle phase. Once cicadas mate and lay their eggs, the male and female cicadas start to die after about five weeks aboveground. What happens to the eggs they’ve laid? Brookside Gardens Plant Collections Manager Phil Normandy says they’ll burrow and live underground […]

Read more

June 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Brookside Gardens is Protecting Select Trees from Cicadas

Depending on where you live, you’ve probably seen your share of cicadas by now. At Brookside Gardens, they’re not hard to see or hear. Plants Collections Manager Phil Normandy has worked at the popular Wheaton destination  for the past 42 years where he’s witnessed the last three cicadas invasions. He says Brookside Gardens had to […]

Read more

May 20, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, May 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: There are four COVID-19 vaccine clinics scheduled today throughout the county. Click here to view locations and make an appointment. ☀ Good morning! There are #COVID19 vaccine clinics scheduled today around Montgomery County for your convenience. 💻 […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter