Sunday, October 11, 2009

Longwood Gardens

Prior to the end of Autumn and the leaves falling from their branches you should make your way to Longwood Gardens and enjoy the beauty of fall. Longwood gardens contains a rich history dating back to the 1700s when the land was purchased from William Penn. The beautiful estate sits on 1,050 acres with 20 indoor and 20 outdoor gardens, a conservatory, the Pierce-du Pont mansion, as well as their renowned fountains. Beginning September 7th and running through November 22nd Longwood Gardens will feature its Railway Garden display which, this year, will show case Thomas the Train along with new bridges and new water features. During the course of the fall season Longwood gardens will also display various spectacular fountain displays. Some of the fountain displays include the Open Air Theatre Fountains, the Italian Water Garden, Sylvan Fountain, just to name a few. During the Autumn months they will have their monster pumpkin display along with their Giant pumpkin Weigh-off and pumpkin carving, their culinature dinner, displays of their grand tree houses, and so much more.the Trey McIntyre Project dance performance, and the final fireworks show of the year. Sample the flavors of the season at cooking demos, and indulge in a fresh seasonal feast at our second Culinature dinner. So During the month of October, with the breath taking colors of fall, you certaninly want to take advantage of all that Longwood Gardens has to offer you.
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