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.
Holidays at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, Belmont, North Carolina has new displays of lights and an all-new musically-orchestrated topiary display, Posting images from the Gardens during the holidays.
Lighting on the clouds at dusk contrasts with lights on the trees waiting for darkness.
Holiday Lighting at the Gardens
Impressive gardens at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan circa 1986.
Tokyo Imperial Palace Gardens
Mums lined up at the Biltmore Gardens in Asheville, North Carolina
Mums Limed Up
A beauty from the orchid collection at Biltmore Estate Gardens in Asheville, North Carolina
A Purple Orchid
Colorful mums at the Biltmore Estate gardens ….
Color in the Flowerbeds
Colorful flowers at the Biltmore Estate gardens in Asheville, North Carolina
A Landscape of Colors
The gardens in Biltmore Estate have a blend of colorful flowers, trees and shrubs and the blue sky accentuates it all
Colorful Flowers Against a Blue Sky
The gardens of Biltmore Estate are spectacular when in bloom. Here is an early view through the nature adorned lattice ….
A Garden View Through the Lattice
A bench in Biltmore Gardens to view the blooming azaleas
A Bench to View the Flowers
Leaving Panama City Beach travelled to Delray Beach, Florida and spend a few days there.
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach feature a series of six diverse gardens inspired by a different historical period and style of Japanese gardening.
Florida – Delray Beach – Japanese Gardens