Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Tryon Palace Spring Garden Hours 2013

Tryon Palace Spring Garden Hours  2013

Great FUN for the entire family!

Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Last ticket sold at 4:30 p.m.

Tryon Palace Gardens
529 South Front Street
New Bern, NC 28560

Stroll down our garden paths and step back into a bygone era. Tryon Palace features 16 acres of gardens and is the reconstructed colonial capitol of North Carolina. The Palace gardens were designed by noted landscape architect Morley Jeffers Williams in the 1950s and represent the formal garden style of 18th-century Britain.

Every fall, the formal parterres of the Maude Moore Latham Garden and the Gertrude Carraway Garden have elaborate displays of mums. Our spring display includes daffodils, tulips, and many other colorful flowers. The Kellenberger Garden reflects the colonial era with an arrangement of marigolds and celosia, which were popular in the 18th century, and cool-season vegetables are ready for winter in the Kitchen Garden.

Also included are individual gardens surrounding three historic houses - one with a formal lawn and camellia collection, town garden and swept yard/working garden. Three additional gardens reveal the splendor of the Victoria era.

The Mitchell Garden includes a diversity of native plants that are both beautiful and play an important role in the ecosystem. The plants selected survive both periods of flooding and dry soil, and provide food and shelter for a variety of

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