Longwood Gardens is over 1000 acres of horticultural intensity.
Huge conservatories, an orchid house to die for, meadows, tree houses tucked into the forest of tulip trees, Versailles-worthy fountains, giant topiary…
We spent two days there and I feel like I just scratched the surface.
You should go.
In the end what struck me most were details.
The stonework everywhere:
Shapes and textures:
And the most beautiful Copper Beech tree I’ve ever seen:
I’ve come home with a whole lot of inspiration for the next jewelry designs. And an even longer list of “I need” plants than I had before.