Friday, August 21, 2009

Longwood Gardens: An Immense Inspiration

I had a chance to visit Philadelphia recently, and I have to share an incredible, breathtaking place. I am convinced that Longwood Gardens is enchanted. Longwood is acres of manicured gardens and fountains and tree houses, all on the grounds of a historic DuPont estate. The place is magical.

Around every corner is awe-inspiring beauty.

I could have stayed at the water lilies all day, just watching the dragon flies.

Who knew that water lilies could be this color?

Some of the lilies are huge, 4 feet across maybe? They have the most beautiful leaves, all by themselves, they are incredible.

If you ever get the chance to visit, don't miss the children's garden. I started looking for fairies in every nook.