Samplings from an Epic Garden Tour:
A Photo Journal
By guest author Avery Bartlett-Golden
During Easter break, I embarked on a 10-day garden tour to see some of England’s finest botanical offerings. However, since April is tulip season, I had to began with a brief stop in Holland. Here are a few of my photos. Look for an article about my experiences in next month’s newsletter.
Keukenhof Garden, one of the world's largest flower gardens,
in Lisse, Holland.
Tulips are everywhere at Keukenhof Garden which is only open during three months in spring.
RHS Garden at Wisley
The Royal Horticultural Society's garden at Wisley in England was spectacular!
Azaleas at Wisley and a long view of the garden.
Chelsea Physics Garden
Pond at the Chelsea Physic Garden in London, England, is the country's second oldest botanical garden.
One of the lovley paths in the garden and an English couple waling in front of the statue of Dr. Hans Sloan.
A charming path at Trebah Garden leading to beautiful coastal views in Cornwall, England.
A gorgeous view of the beach on the Helford River that leads to the sea. The sailboat coming inland made it picture perfect!
Avery Bartlett-Golden is a Horticulture Science major at North Carolina State University. He is currently studying abroad in Valencia, Spain.
Annette Bartlett-Golden paints a wide range of subjects from landscapes to animals and makes abstract works with paper. Using vibrant colors, she imparts a sense of immediacy, vivacity and optimism to her paintings and paper collages.