An autobiographical house and garden of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Edith Wharton.
First U.S. botanical garden to host the jaw-dropping mosaiculture exhibition.
Best known for most extensive collection of Russian Imperial art outside of Russia.
One of most unusual topiary gardens anywhere.
Recognized as a model for children’s gardens everywhere
Bbest known for its living collection of more than 6,000 orchids.
Upcoming Garden Events
March 21–May 31, 2013. Biltmore Estate, the 250-room “little mountain escape” George Vanderbilt built on 8,000 acres in the mountains of Asheville, NC. back in the 1890s was the final project of the renowned Frederick Law Olmsted, considered to be the father of American landscape architecture. The annual Biltmore Blooms Festival of Flowers is a [...]
Rhododendron State Park Fitzwilliam, NH During mid-July, if you can, pay a visit to the New Hampshire Rhododendron State Park’s 16-acre grove of Rhododendron Maximum, which is the largest in northern New England and designated a National Natural Landmark in 1982. Here are some other Rhododendron Festivals around the country: Georgia: Hamilton Gardens April [...]
MAY 11 – October 14, 2013 Visit the Newport Mansions: The Breakers, Chateau-sur-Mer, The Elms, Marble House, Rosecliff, Green Animals, Kingscote and more. Open daily.Presented by the Preservation Society of Newport County Check the operating schedule for dates and details, as schedules vary for each property seasonally. Green Animals Topiary Garden In a small country estate in [...]
What’s a garden without butterflies? Creating a butterfly garden isn’t difficult; after all, you can simply plant a butterfly bush or include a few butterfly-magnet flowers in a window box or planter. But why not create a welcoming habitat and enjoy a parade of these loveliest of Garden Travelers? A butterfly garden that we can all aspire [...]
Photo: Courtesy of Huntington Botanical Gardens For Garden Travelers looking for some inspiration, as well as ideas for this spring’s plant shopping list, TripAdvisor.com just published its Top 10 Public Gardens in the U.S., in honor of April as National Garden Month. While public gardens may not offer the intriguing personalities found in the private gardens [...]
Floral versions of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Pluto and Donald Duck (with Daisy Duck in a cameo) star in a celebratory cookout scene in living topiary color at the Epcot front entrance during the 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival,(Matt Stroshane, photographer) The 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is running March 6 [...]