Spring in Colonial Williamsburg is filled with landscapes and gardens colorful with flowering bulbs, shrubs, perennials, annuals, vines and herbs. Stroll the streets to see the sights or take one of the guided tours outlined at www.dailypress.com/digginblog.
Colonial Williamsburg - “The colonists tended to create the gardens they remembered, or their parents remembered, in the England of William and Mary. Consequently, these styles persisted longer in America . . . than in England.”
Shirley Plantation is located in Charles City, Virginia, which is between Richmond and Williamsburg. Established in 1613, Shirley Plantation, located in Charles City, is the oldest plantation in Virginia. The home and plantation has been operated by and lived in by 11 generations of the same family.