Tag Archives: Brookgreen Gardens

Rainy Day

It was a beautiful day for a walk at Brookgreen Gardens even with an umbrella. ☔ Do you ever take a walk on a rainy day? ☂

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Nature

Why do people head south in the winter? The simple answer for this gardener is so I can be outside and enjoy nature in ways that don’t require a snow shovel or scraper. The camellias are blooming here, and the … Continue reading

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Play Dirt

I hope my friend, Sue, doesn’t mind me borrowing her great-grandson’s favorite request of her to ‘play dirt.’ Trucks, pails, shovels, and laughter follow that request. 🙂 I can’t play dirt here in SC nor could I if I was … Continue reading

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Wildflower Art

On Saturday, two friends and I attended the first of three lectures on The Reign of Rice at Brookgreen Gardens. The Reign of Rice series explore the Gullah Geechee heritage as it related to the production of rice on SC plantations. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This handsome Thursday gate is from Brookgreen Gardens. The two Great Danes above were designed by Anna Hyatt Huntington in 1929 and carved from granite by Robert Bailie. It is a beautiful, massive piece, and as you can see from the … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Brookgreen Gardens

Since the early 1930’s, Brookgreen Gardens has been a destination stop for all those who appreciate southern history, handsome sculptures, and beautiful gardens. It was #1 on my to-visit-list here in SC. Last week, I had the opportunity to visit … Continue reading

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