Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Azalea Path Tour... Part 2

This is the 2nd post in this series, if you missed #1 you can see it HERE.
A magical woodland garden about 10 miles from my home.
This lovely lakeside paradise is the home of Steve and Beverly Knight.
Today I am sharing some of her only sunny areas.... Around her lovely lake.
This beach garden is where many wedding have been held.
It is easy to see why.... it is a beautiful setting.
This garden tour is from April of 2011.
Here is the view from the beach area.  Stunning.
One of her many prized azaleas.
They are so beautiful.  It there are thousands of them that all bloom at once.

There's More!

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Started in 1979, Beverly Knight took an overgrown forest and magically created a gardener's piece of art.

Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is a nonprofit and privately owned facility located on the Gibson/ Pike County border in Southwestern Indiana.

What began with 15 acres and only a few azaleas and perennials has flourished into more than 4,000 azaleas plus a large variety of unusual plants and native Indiana trees.
"Azalea path has one of the largest collections of azaleas in the Midwest, if not the largest."

-Robert E. "Buddy" Lee
Past President of the Azalea Society of America
and a leading hybridizer of Encore Azaleas

Nestled along the back roads between Gibson and Pike County Indiana are hidden gardens called the
Containing one of the largest collections of azaleas, it hosts many unusual and ornamental trees. 
Meandering pathways lead to water features and unique sculptures.

Come and join us for a nature walk you will never forget.


1502 N. County Road 825 W 
Hazleton, IN 47640 
ph: (812) 640-9133 
azaleapath1502@yahoo.com 
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3 comments:

  1. Hi Brooke,
    Thanks for finding me now I have found you. I am a new follower of your blog. Love it.
    Kri

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  2. This garden is so gorgeous; I had to go back to read the first part of the series and am looking forward to your future installments. As you know I am a woodland gardener, so I am eager to see all the different areas of the garden. Thanks for doing this!

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  3. Beautiful gardens...so nice to see when we have temps in the teens!

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Wonderful to hear from you and taking the time to visit. Come back soon and let me know how I can visit you online as well. I love to meet new gardeners!