Chanticleer Gardens

The other day I received the May 2008 Horticulture magazine and saw on pages 47-51 that Chanticleer Garden in Wayne, PA won The Award for Garden Excellence in 2007. I visited there in April 2005, before I was really into taking photos of everything, even though the people I was with wouldn’t believe that because I still have tons of photos from the place. But I don’t have any photos of the very cool old house or the signs. So here’s a bit of what I do have.

Ah, green grass.

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Minder Ruin, where Minder House once stood – a second home on the property.

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Terraces leading up to Minder Ruin.

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These huge acorns are located within the ruin.

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There’s nothing like spring trees and flowers in blossom. . .

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I love this cool stone shed.

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And the water garden.

We went into the woods (you know me, I have to go into the woods) and saw Jack in the Pulpit
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Among other flowers:
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And trees growing side by side:
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And hellebores, one of my favorite springtime plants:
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And flowering shrubs:

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If you ever make it to the eastern end of PA, I recommend visiting Chanticleer Garden!