Saturday, June 13, 2015

South Carolina Botanical Garden


The South Carolina Botanical Garden is a 270 acre garden located in Clemson, South Carolina, near the Clemson University Campus. It has grown considerably from its original 40 acre size. There are many garden areas here, including the Class of '39 Caboose Garden, a butterfly garden, a conifer collection, and a very beautiful Meditation Garden which has a waterfall, gazebo, and pool.


There are a couple of other interesting things on the grounds, including a Geology Museum, and cabin built in 1716, known as the Hanover House.

The garden is open daily from dawn to dusk. Admission is free.
  

12 comments:

  1. Clemson University was the location of Book V of my series, but I didn't know there was a park nearby.

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    1. How interesting that Clemson University is a setting for one of your books. Yes, the park is quite lovely.

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  2. quite lovely and no doubt the Clemson campus is good for a stroll too. Very nice.

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    1. It's certainly a nice place to visit.

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  3. Free admission! I'm on my way. Thanks for sharing this lovely place, Sherry.

    Gary

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  4. I wonder where the funds come from to support a lovely place like this?
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