The Norfolk Botanical Garden

Visiting a 155-acre botanical garden in late-July Virginia can be a challenge. Luckily for us, the weather was unseasonably cool this year, and there was plenty of shade throughout. The Norfolk Botanical Garden was created in 1938 by a local city official, Thomas P. Thompson, and a horticulturist, Frederic Heutte. Heutte believed that the local… [Read More]

What Kind of Gardener Are You?

The Collector The collector has a carefree mix of plants in the garden. This person has to have one of everything. They often frequent garden tours to get new ideas for their garden, and they love to shop for the newest varieties available at the nursery.  Their garden is very informal without a lot of… [Read More]