Tiptoe Through the Tulips – A Colorful Collection of Longwood Gardens Spring Photos

For over twenty years, I have gone each spring to photograph the peak tulip displays at Longwood Gardens in the Brandywine Valley of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Since I cannot go this year, I am consoling myself with all my Longwood Gardens spring photos. I am sharing some of my best to brighten up your spring day.

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PhotoPOSTcard: Spring Symphony Opus 6

I love foxglove flowers and have tried to grow them, but we do not really have the right conditions here in southeast PA. They like cooler weather and we get hot and humid pretty quickly in summer. Here at Longwood Gardens they start them early and grow them in their greenhouses under the appropriate environment.

Happy spring and stay safe.


Spring in the Brandywine Valley – My Travel World International Magazine Article

I absolutely love spring in the Brandywine Valley of southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware. At this time of year I don’t need to travel because I am surrounded by some of the most beautiful gardens in the country. Starting in March and continuing nonstop through May, the gardens that were formerly part of DuPont family estates glow in a riot of vibrant colors as a succession of blooms brighten the landscape and my spirits with them.

You can read my article about spring in the historic Brandywine Valley in the most recent issue of Travel World International magazine.

You can see more spring garden photos in my post Tip Toe through the Tulips-A Colorful Collection of Spring Garden Photos at Longwood Gardens.

Thanks for visiting.



“My Merry Christmas Quilt” – Original Quilt Design

Like my treasured Christmas ornaments, my Christmas quilt comes out once a year. When it finally hangs on my family room wall, then I know that the Christmas season has finally begun. And like many of my quilts, I made the back interesting so that I can display it also.

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