Thursday, March 4, 2010

A garden visit

We (I was travelling with a friend and colleague) stopped at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden on the way to the Spring Flower Show in Charlotte.

It was a treat. It's a very formal garden, not exactly what I envision for my own garden, but lovely, nontheless.

The Conservatory was remarkable, imaginative and innovative.

The Tillandsia arches are like nothing I've ever seen (nor my friend and colleague) -- and we've visited a LOT of gardens between us.

And the winter elements are lovely -- these Japanese pussy willows are just about perfect at this time of year.

1 comment:

  1. The arches are very eyecatching and unique but yes, hard to imagine something like that in one's own yard. Looks like a fun conservatory visit for you though. In my neck of the woods, pussy willows are the only thing worth looking at right now.

    Christine in Alaska


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