The smell of Gardinias are everywhere this weekend. This is a favorite time of year.
Each year along with the Masters comes the Dogwoods and Azaleas to Aiken.
All around Aiken, South Carolina, the woods are snow white this week as the Kalmia reaches full bloom. This popular plant’s name has been used many times in the Aiken area. There is a Kalmia Hills, Kalmia Shopping Center, and in the late 1800’s there … Continue readingKalmia Covers the Woods in Aiken
Spring is my favorite time of the year in Aiken, South Carolina. You can’t beat the combination of Azaleas as a backdrop for the snow white blooms of the Dogwoods.
It looks like the Iris’s are going to be great this year. It has been several years since we have had the right conditions for them to be at their best. Last year, we only had two blooms. Already this year they are loaded with … Continue readingSpringtime Iris’s
Spring is always a wonderful time of year in Aiken, South Carolina. The flowers, especially the azaleas, are in full bloom and everyting is colorful. While walking around the campus of the University of South Carolina Aiken, I ran across this beautiful sight.
Coker Spring was the water source for early settlers in the Aiken area. It was a stagecoach stop on route from Abbeville to Charleston, SC. It was deeded to the city of Aiken in 1844 by WM. Peronneau Finley. It was restored by many friends … Continue readingCoker Spring