Category Archives: Regional Gardens

REGIONAL GARDENS: Four Southeastern Gardens (Part 1)

Join Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills on her recent trip to North Carolina and Georgia as she explored four public gardens and gained new knowledge about native plants, some indigenous to the Mid-Atlantic and others to the Southeast. Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: Brookside Gardens

By Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills Photos by Elaine Mills July 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of Brookside Gardens, the award-winning public garden situated within Wheaton Regional Park in Montgomery County, Md., about 45 minutes from Arlington. … Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: Ladew Topiary Gardens

Ladew Topiary Gardens is known around the world for its topiary and flower gardens. See the gardens through the eyes and camera of Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills. Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: Winterthur Garden

Explore Winterthur Garden through the eyes of Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills. Winterthur is an excellent destination for a day trip or weekend away from Northern Virginia. The former estate of Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969), a horticulturalist and renowned collector of antiques, houses an important collection of Americana and features 60 acres of formal and naturalistic gardens. Continue reading

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