Traveling to Carolinas..

rosebacopa2(4MN)January 16, 2013

Dear Fellow gardeners,
I will be traveling in mid February to your beautiful area.
Leaving Minnesota for a week in some warmer weather.
My husband and I are flying in and out of Raleigh but hope to travel around some..

I hope to see some gardens... anything blooming, etc..
I am asking your help in advising me of some sites to see ...
a days drive from Raleigh (or less)

Thanks for any help in this regard..
Sub zero Minnesota

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obxcarrerakid(z8a NC)

I'm not sure what will be in bloom at that time of year, but some places that come to mind are:

North Carolina State University's Arboretum in Raleigh.

Pullen Park may be worth a look.

The Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo.

    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 11:54AM
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The botanical gardens at Duke in Durham, NC are gorgeous too. There's a botanical garden in Fayetteville (about an hour from Raleigh) but I've never been there, just driven past.

If you're up for a longer drive (3 hours or so), I love the botanical garden in Norfolk, VA. For a 4 hour trip from Raleigh, there's Biltmore in Asheville, NC. I'm not sure what'll be in bloom in February in the mountains, but whatever it is, I'm sure Biltmore will have it and it'll look gorgeous.



Norfolk, VA:

I'll second the recommendation for the Arboretum. It's not a massive garden, but there's still plenty to see.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 1:17PM
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