Category Archives: Regional Gardens

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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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, 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 Botanical … 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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