Last spring I finally made it to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens when the azaleas were in full bloom... and it was spectacular. It felt like I was walking around in a painting - gorgeous, gorgeous color everywhere.
There are six acres of public gardens surrounding the Glen Burnie Historic House at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley - gardens which include an exquisite Pleached Allée and Grand Allée... more.
The Gardens surrounding the Glen Burnie Historic House (at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley) were such a delightful surprise when I visited. I'm not sure what I expected, but I'm sure that I wasn't expecting a Pleached Allée... more.
The Carraway Garden was named in memory of Gertrude S. Carraway, The North Carolinian of 1962, who led the effort to restore Tryon Palace and served for many years as the first Director of the Tryon Palace Restoration. more.
In mid-August, early on a warm morning before Tryon Palace had officially opened for tours - I wandered the open gardens of the historic district. more.