Category Archives: Regional Gardens

Regional Gardens: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Part II

Learn more about the wonderful Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Part II of our series includes information on their themed mini-gardens, children’s garden and statuary. Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Part I

By Elaine Mills, Certified Extension Master Gardener Photos by Elaine Mills, Bob Kline & Alyssa Ford Morel Anyone planning a trip to coastal Virginia or the Carolinas may want to include a half-day stop in Norfolk to visit the Norfolk … Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: The Meadow Garden at Longwood Gardens

This in-depth article, on The Meadow Garden at Longwood Gardens, is another in our Regional Gardens series, written by certified Extension Master Gardener, Elaine Mills. Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Arboretum

Anyone who visits Arlington National Cemetery (more than 4 million people do so every year) knows that America’s most hallowed ground, the final resting place of more than 400,000 service members, veterans and their spouses on 624 acres, is also a sanctuary for lovers of flowers and trees. Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: Chanticleer Garden

Regional Gardens: Chanticleer Garden

Chanticleer Garden, located in Wayne, Pennsylvania, about a three-hour drive from northern Virginia, is a wonderful destination for gardeners and non-gardeners alike. With its stately buildings, broad lawns, and wide vistas, Chanticleer Garden (Chanticleer) retains the feel of the private estate it once was, while serving as a demonstration garden with more than 5,000 plants.
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Regional Gardens: Christmas At Longwood

December is an ideal time to visit Longwood Gardens, the expansive botanical gardens located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, about 120 miles from Arlington. Continue reading

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