A red, wooden bridge adds beauty to the Japanese Gardens at Duke Gardens, near Raleigh, North Carolina
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Lilies Floating on Clouds
With reflection of clouds on the pond, it looks like the lilies are floating on them at Duke Gardens, Raleigh
Like a Painting
An almost painting like image of lilies at Duke Gardens in Raleigh
This water feature for Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina is a naturalistic creek-style water feature consisting of a series of cascades/waterfalls and creek system.
Iconic Red Bridge
Sarah P. Duke Gardens’ iconic red bridge is named the Meyer Bridge. The bridge is located over the large pond in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum and is a favorite spot for visitors to pause for photos and gaze at the beauty around them. It was recently redesigned, along with the surrounding landscape, to become the official entrance to the Durham-Toyama Sister Cities Japanese Pavilion and Garden,
A Curved Bridge
A strategically placed small bridge adds to the landscape at Duke Gardens, Durham, North Carolina
Almost a Monet
The water lilies and reflections in a pond at Duke Gardens almost create a Monet-like image
Lilies at Duke Gardens
In the summer, the fish pool at Duke Gardens is filled with hardy and tropical water lilies. One of the highlights is the Victoria water lily, with leaves up to 7 feet wide. In the pool, goldfish and koi are popular with visitors.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
The Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina consist of approximately 55 acres of landscaped and wooded areas at Duke University. There are 5 miles of walks and pathways throughout the gardens. More than 400,000 visitors from all over the world visit Sarah P. Duke Gardens annually. Will be posting some images from the gardens this week.
Topped by a wisteria-covered pergola, the Terrace beds are filled each season with marvelous combinations of bulbs, annuals, perennials, ornamental grasses, trees and shrubs. Container plantings complement the landscape designs.