Garden Tours

Savor summer touring some of my favorite gardens.

An Afternoon at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens

I attended a workshop in Atlanta in February and I ducked out for an afternoon at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.  The weather was unseasonably cold for Atlanta – 40 degrees and very windy – but the grounds were beautiful and I had a wonderful time.  I thought I would share some photos so you could enjoy them as well.

Woman in Fountain

The woman’s face in this fountain was almost haunting as I watched her behind the cold running water.  She looked so real… lost in thought.  Beautiful. Continue reading

MN Landscape Arboretum [Video]

Have you been to the MN Landscape Arboretum?  This informational video made by the arboretum walks you through the many different areas and gardens available for you to explore.  They offer annual and perennial gardens, Japanese gardens, waterfall gardens, and many more.  The arboretum is open 363 days a year, with trails for snowshoeing and skiing in the winter.

Some MN Landscape Arboretum Facts:

  • Over 1,000 acres of landscaped gardens
  • 12.5 miles of garden paths and hiking trails
  • Is part of the Dept. of Horticultural Science at the Univsity of MN
  • Develops and evaluates plants for cold climates
  • Is a community resource for environmental information

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