Category Archives: Regional Gardens

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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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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