Category: Plantation

afton villa; bloom; fountain; garden; grass; landscape; louisiana; nature; pond; spanish moss; plantation; home; gardens; st francisville; azalea; daffodil; tree; statue

Creating Beautiful Tomorrows – Afton Villa Gardens and Ruins

A St. Francisville Treasure Living in Louisiana for 12 years, I loved photographing all its beautiful places.  Afton Villa Gardens is certainly on that list.  I always put off going until the azaleas were blooming. I didn’t know what I...

rosedown, garden, gardens, azalea, flower, bloom, plantation

Rosedown Gardens – Two Women’s Passion for Beauty

Their Creative Vision Still Blooms I’ve lived in Louisiana for almost 12 years.  Without a doubt, my favorite season here is spring. When the azaleas start blooming, I’m out the door to visit some of the plantations and botanical gardens....

oak alley, plantation, Louisiana, deep south, culture

The Southern Beauty of Oak Alley Plantation

 Mystery Within The Oaks Few plantations hold the awe and stature as Oak Alley Plantation.  Located along the Great River Road in Vacherie Louisiana. The Bon Sejour Plantation, later renamed Oak Alley, was initially owned by Valcour Aime, the King...

plantation; myrtles; st francisville; culture; haunted; ghost; louisiana; tourism; bed and breakfast

The Myrtles Plantation – A Bit of the ExtraOrdinary

“Visitors Hope for a Chloe Sighting at the Myrtles Plantation” I grew up in the midwest with family farms stretching across the flat lands of Illinois.  Since moving ‘down south’, visiting historic plantations and learning about the culture of the time...

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