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