Monday I shared with my readers some of the amazing sculptures made of Legos at The North Carolina Arboretum. What an amazing exhibit that is and on that I would not mind going back to see a second or third time. Thanks to all who have taken the time to comment and share which one you liked the most. It is truly a fun exhibit and if you are interested in going it will be there through November 1st, 2020.
There is always something to see at The Arboretum and it seems that any time of year that it is visited there are new things to discover. Take a look at some of the glorious flowers that are in full bloom currently.
One of my favorite areas is the Quilt Garden. When we were there for the Winter Lights display in December I loved the Quilt Garden. Even then it captured my eye but on this past visit I absolutely loved the view.
The designer of the Biltmore estate, Frederick Law Olmsted, is a visible figure here in the gardens. Called The Father of American Landscape Architecture Olmsted inspired many with his far reaching knowledge and love of design. This statue pays tribute to his legacy at The Arboretum.
Growing up in Ohio I was a “Buckeye Girl” and while I never had a buckeye shrub growing in my yard anywhere I was aware of the significance . I don’t think I have ever had the opportunity to see any growing in quantity and here at the Arboretum I discovered a wonderful area complete with signage describing the shrub that is significant for Ohio.
Being in the outdoors taking in all of the beauty was just what we needed. This is the perfect place to go and you can socially distance fairly well if you go at non busy times. Of course masks are always appropriate to ensure that level of safety and respect for others and there were times when we were outside and felt we needed to put them on.
If you are ever in the area make sure you make a visit to The North Carolina Arboretum. You can click here to go to their website and get more information. What flower is your favorite from the ones I shared today? Tell me all about it in the comments and Comment for a Cause for Fill the Bus.