Tour proceeds fund the restoration and preservation of Virginia’s historic gardens, and supply graduate degree research fellowships for building comprehensive and ongoing records of historic gardens and landscapes within the Commonwealth, and help the mission of the Garden Club of Virginia. Of specific interest to overseas guests are the Protea garden – a showcase of these other-worldly vegetation – and the world devoted to Restio grasses, big swathes of them in their characteristic deep greens and browns. This is a garden of illusion, occupying barely an acre however giving an impression of depth, breadth and top. Set in a picturesque location, the gardens are organic and include an excellent borders, a walled garden, fruit timber, spring-flowering meadows and flamboyant peacocks. Tours take you from an exploration of the Roman street within the cellar to servants’ quarters in the attics.
When the garden was founded in 1913 to protect the country’s distinctive flora, it was the primary botanical garden on the planet with this ethos. All over the garden there are unbelievable sights such as the Japanese Gateway, the Waterlily Pond, the Treetop Walkway and Kew Palace. Even higher, customers can drop and drag pictures of their plants, flowers and herbs, ensuring thorough coverage and permitting the user to visualise the end result of their planting. We embrace this backyard on the first place in our list of most stunning gardens due to its lovely and awsomagic environment. The working walled backyard is the centre piece of 8 acres of formal … Read More