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!

Here is the finalized list of all the stops on the Christmas in the Country Tour 2014 here at Creative Country Mom's.

Featured Home Tours - Panoply, Aiken House and Garden,


Featured Home Tours - A Delightsome Life, Shabby Art Boutique,


DAY THREE - DECEMBER 2ND

Featured Home Tours - Nancherrow and

Sweet Tea and Saving Grace


DAY FOUR - DECEMBER 3RD

Featured Home Tours - Meadow Lake Road, Designer's Sweet Spot,

Bohemian Juncktion and White Lace Cottage


DAY FIVE - DECEMBER 4TH

Featured Home Tours - Momcrieff and

Somewhat Quirky Designs


DAY SIX - DECEMBER 5TH

Featured Home Tours - Shabby FuFu, What Meegan Makes,

I Am A Homemaker and Major Huff Takes A Wife


DAY SEVEN - DECEMBER 8TH

Featured Home Tours - Lilacs and Longhorns,

Garden Matter and Southern Seazons


DAY EIGHT - DECEMBER 9TH

Featured Home Tours - Atta Girl Says, Our Southern Home

For What It's Worth and Designthusiasm


DAY NINE - DECEMBER 10TH

Featured Home Tours - Chatfield Court

and Holidays At The Harris Home


DAY TEN - DECEMBER 11TH
Featured Home Tours - Dwellings - The Heart of the Home,
DIY 180, Domicile 37 and Little Red Brick House

DAY ELEVEN - DECEMBER 12TH

Featured Home Tours - Dandelion Patina,

Real Inspired and Sweet Melanie


I wish to thank all of the bloggers that participated and all the ones whom shared their links at the party. I so enjoyed every day of the tour and all the wonderful homes all decorated for the holidays. Merry Christmas to everyone! xxx....Brooke