Posted on June 30, 2017
The Rose Garden, in Wilson, North Carolina contains over 1200 rose plants consisting of 180 different varieties. The roses typically bloom between May and October each year. I’ve stopped several times traveling between Southern Maryland and Oriental, North Carolina to smell the roses (or to photograph them). They are simply beautiful — !
Posted on September 6, 2015
My first visit to Airlie Gardens was blogged in early May under the title: The Garden by the Sea. I loved it— it was beautiful and peaceful and I spent the day meandering around the gardens without a care in the world. I couldn’t wait for a return visit. So.. I visited this Labor Day Weekend, late summer! — The camera clutz that I am, my lens hood fell onto Bradley Creek Pier and rolled right into Bradley Creek, never to be seen again. Nothing was in bloom other than the odd flower here or there and it was hot, hot, hot. The gardens were green; still beautiful… still peaceful — and instead of the day meandering — an hour or two of purposeful walking that yielded the following results:
From Maryland and sometimes North Carolina, where land and sea meet the sky.
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