Gardens in Winston-Salem
From the Paul J. Ciener botanical gardens spring bloom to the Reynolda House exhibit, "A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era," spring has officially sprung in Winston-Salem. But don't take our word for it, check out the video below to see some of the great sites you can see during the new season.
A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era (February 18–August 5, 2012) at Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Curated by landscape historian Robin Karson, who chose seven iconic American estates from coast to coast for the project, “A Genius for Place” features 70 black-and-white and seven color photographs by photographer Carol Betsch of influential landscape designs created between 1895 and the last years of the Great Depression. By documenting the estates that survive from the Country Place Era, “A Genius for Place” invites visitors to consider the importance of protecting these significant examples of American landscape design.
• Carol Betsch, Afternoon Garden, Naumkeag , 1998 (Naumkg1)
• Carol Betsch, Blue Steps, Naumkeag, 1998 (Naumkg_color)
• Carol Betsch, Cherry Hill, Dumbarton Oaks, 1999 (DO_2)
• Carol Betsch, West Gazebo before Storm, Gwinn, 1995 (Gwinn3)
Paul J. Ciener Botanical Gardens
205 S, Main Street
Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden is a surprising and delightful new garden in the heart of downtown Kernersville. This seven-acre botanical garden offers beautiful, unusual plantings, a wonderful visitor center, and tours of seven gardens, including a new kitchen garden based on an 18th –century design at Historic Bethabara Park.
Historic Bethabara Park
2147 Bethabara Road
The 1759 Community Garden, the only known, well-documented colonial community garden in the United States is free of charge and open year-round from sunrise to sunset. Enjoy one of the oldest gardens in the country as well as the earliest known, well-documented colonial medical garden in the United States.
Old Salem Museums & Gardens
900 Old Salem Road
Gardens have been an essential part of life in Salem since the town was established in 1766. Old Salem Museums & Gardens celebrates the history of this unique Moravian town through the preservation and restoration of the picturesque buildings, gardens and landscape.
4061 Clemmons Road
The magnificent Arboretum, nestled behind Tanglewood's historic Manor House, is a public garden. It contains diverse collections of native flora, herbs, and many other landscape materials. In additional to the arboretum, Tanglewood Park is home to a rose garden. The rose garden offers an indulgence of the senses to its guests. Experience the sweet fragrance, vivid colors and sheer breathtaking beauty of the garden. The garden contains varieties of Hybrid Tea, Floribunda, Grandiflora and Shrub roses.
100 Reynolda Village
The 129 acres known as Reynolda Gardens were part of the 1067-acre estate developed by Richard Joshua Reynolds and Katharine Smith Reynolds in the early twentieth century. 125 acres of woodlands, fields, wetlands, and a four-acre formal garden with greenhouse range have been preserved. Today Reynolda Gardens is a center for learning and quiet recreation within the city of Winston-Salem, N.C.