Our Trip Itinerary

May 12th - Left home at 7am, arrived in Charlotte, N.C. late that afternoon, visited a friend that we had not seen in years.
May 13th - Drove to Raleigh, N.C. where we visited the J.C. Raulston Arboretum and Plant Delights
May 14th - Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, N.C. ---Attempted to see Montrose but they were closed -- Drove 5 hours north to Seaford, Va. to visit Pam Harper.
May 15th - Left Seaford, south to Norfolk to Norfolk Botanical Gardens -- met garden blogger Les at the nursery where he works and he arranged a visit to the Pinkam garden (we had incredible luck on this trip!)--- then west to Richmond, Va.
May 16th - Lewis Ginter Gardens --- then south to Asheville, N.C. for Garden Blogger's Fling
May 17th - Asheville Garden Blogger's Fling - Christopher Mello,  Wamboldtopia, North Carolina Arboretum 
May 18th - Gentling Garden, Biltmore Estate
May 19th - Ku'elei 'Aina --- Left for home around 11am, back home at 5pm.

Text and photos by Phillip Oliver, Dirt Therapy


  1. Wow, you had a wonderful vacation itinerary.... Great planning...


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