From Southern Living Magazine:

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Belmont, NC

This garden’s slogan is not just a tagline—it truly is Carolina’s “garden for all seasons,” with an ever-changing tapestry of colors, shapes, and textures in abundance all year long. The Canal Garden impresses visitors with a rotation of colorful blooms flanking a watercourse as long as a football field, bookended by fountains. Showcasing heirloom plants of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Cottage Garden and its sweet scents are guaranteed to take you back in time to your grandmother’s garden. In between these two lies the shady Crape Myrtle Grove, a favorite retreat on warm summer days. Or make a run for it through the tunnel fountain in the Allee Garden. …

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