Public Gardens Photo Tours forum: Chanticleer, Wayne, Pennsylvania (near Philadelphia)

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Name: Carol H. Sandt
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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csandt
May 6, 2016 6:34 AM CST
Chanticleer was originally the summer home of the Rosengarten family of Philadelphia, whose pharmaceutical business eventually became Merck. It is now a beautiful, must-see, 35 acre public garden.

The following photos show only a tiny portion of Chanticleer.

Teacup Garden; note the ornamental use of edible plants (leaf lettuce):

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Tennis Court Garden:

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Bell's Woodland:

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Ruin Garden:

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In winter, staff members create art such as the stone sofa and chairs:

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Lilac Allee:

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Carol H. Sandt

“Once you stop learning, you start dying.” – Albert Einstein
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jmorth
May 6, 2016 3:55 PM CST
Nice.
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
Name: Cinda
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gardengus
May 10, 2016 5:01 AM CST
Nice garden photos , looks like you have several nice gardens in your area Smiling
Keep believing ,hoping,and loving
all else is just existing.
Name: Carol H. Sandt
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
Peonies Butterflies Region: Mid-Atlantic Hibiscus Daylilies Xeriscape
Hostas Roses Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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csandt
May 10, 2016 7:01 AM CST
gardengus said:Nice garden photos , looks like you have several nice gardens in your area Smiling


Cinda,
There are 30 public gardens to visit in the Philadelphia area. I have seen only a few of them!
Carol H. Sandt

“Once you stop learning, you start dying.” – Albert Einstein
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
Dances with Dirt
Dragonflies Native Plants and Wildflowers Frugal Gardener Critters Allowed Garden Procrastinator Herbs
Vegetable Grower Organic Gardener Keeps Goats Garden Photography Cottage Gardener Composter
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gardengus
May 10, 2016 8:57 AM CST
Well then It may take you a while to visit them all

Post pictures so we who have less can enjoy too Smiling
Keep believing ,hoping,and loving
all else is just existing.
Name: Carol H. Sandt
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
Peonies Butterflies Region: Mid-Atlantic Hibiscus Daylilies Xeriscape
Hostas Roses Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Image
csandt
May 10, 2016 9:51 AM CST
gardengus said:Well then It may take you a while to visit them all

Post pictures so we who have less can enjoy too Smiling


Are you familiar with the Garden Conservancy's Open Days program? Perhaps they operate in your area. Their mission is to preserve private gardens for public use, and to fund this mission they offer tours of private gardens for $7 per garden. You can subscribe to receive notifications of Open Days in your area. Here is their website:

https://www.gardenconservancy....
Carol H. Sandt

“Once you stop learning, you start dying.” – Albert Einstein
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
Dances with Dirt
Dragonflies Native Plants and Wildflowers Frugal Gardener Critters Allowed Garden Procrastinator Herbs
Vegetable Grower Organic Gardener Keeps Goats Garden Photography Cottage Gardener Composter
Image
gardengus
May 10, 2016 4:57 PM CST
I took a look and Sad nothing for Indiana
But thanks for trying Smiling
Keep believing ,hoping,and loving
all else is just existing.
Name: Carol H. Sandt
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
Peonies Butterflies Region: Mid-Atlantic Hibiscus Daylilies Xeriscape
Hostas Roses Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Image
csandt
May 10, 2016 5:09 PM CST
gardengus said:I took a look and Sad nothing for Indiana
But thanks for trying Smiling


I looked in a book I have entitled "1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die" and was saddened to find no Indiana gardens listed there.
Carol H. Sandt

“Once you stop learning, you start dying.” – Albert Einstein

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