Saturday, December 8, 2012

Today I am Visiting the Brandywine Valley !!


photo from Longwood Gardens Website 

I am taking a lovely tour today of the Brandywine Valley and should have some amazing posts for you in the coming days. One of my highlights will be Longwood Gardens Christmas which I have visited but many years ago. I am so excited to be able to show you this amazing place, and I am sure you will be in awe of the beauty. Be sure to follow me on twitter as I will be tweeting some shots today as well. 

Some information from their website: 

We'll put the stars in your eyes this holiday season as you wander through half a million twinkling lights, thousands of poinsettias, and magnificent Christmas trees. Beautifully lit fountains dance in our starry holiday wonderland, and concerts are presented daily.

Buy Before You Arrive • Timed Admission Tickets Required •  Tickets Limited 

Tickets are issued for a specific date and time and tickets are available for advance purchase now. There is no admittance to the Gardens without a timed admission ticket if you are not a Member. Purchase your timed tickets now to avoid disappointment! Tickets are limited and sell out quickly!
Our outdoor Christmas lights come on at 3:30 pm every day!
See our Christmas Visiting Tips to make the most of your holiday visit.
Please note that actual bloom times may vary depending on weather. The list of flowering highlights is subject to change.
Horticultural highlights this season:
General Indoor Highlights 
  • Amaryllis
  • Begonias
  • Calla-lily (Zantedeschia)
  • Coleus (Solenostemon)
  • Cyclamen coum (Cyclamencoum)
  • Euphorbias
  • Heaths (Erica)
  • Heathers (Calluna)
  • Lilies
  • Narcissus
  • Orchids
  • Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
  • Primroses (Primula)
  • Red Stem Dogwoods (Cornus stolonifera)
  • Roses
  • Winterberry Hollies (Ilex verticillata)
General Outdoor Highlights 
  • Topiaries
  • Conifers

 
A Longwood Christmas

Now-Jan 6, 2013
Tickets are on sale now for our famous Christmas display! This year we'll put the stars in your eyes with half a million twinkling lights, thousands of poinsettias, and magnificent Christmas trees.





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5 comments:

Sandy at You May Be Wandering said...

The Brandywine Valley is so beautiful, though I have never been to Longwood Gardens. It has been on my to do list for a while now! Will you make it to Winterthur? That is one of my favorite places to visit. Enjoy!!

Vannessa@Luxuria said...

Enjoy! It looks absolutely gorgeously festive xx

Lyosha said...

it's absolutely gorgeous!I love Christmas so much!

I also wanted to say your blog is very spectacular! following you now

Lyosha
Inside and Outside Blog
P.S. I'm hosting a glasses giveaway on my blog here check it out!

Rosemary Nardone said...

I have yet to visit Winterthur but would really love to We had a great day and I will have lots of photos to share with everyone

Welcome Lyosha !! Glad to have you following on the blog......

Fashion-isha said...

Those twinkling lights are dreamy!
xo
Sharon

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