Chrysanthemums at Callaway Gardens

Posted on September 29, 2009

As the days get shorter and the air is a little crisper most of us are ready for autumn activities.  It is definitely the time for chrysanthemums at Callaway Gardens.  We have the most spectacular chrysanthemum display in the Southeast.  Often called Queen of Autumn flowers, chrysanthemums, or mums, appear in the floral displays throughout […]

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Lycoris radiate – Georgia Gardens

Posted on September 8, 2009

The end of August and the beginning of September in Georgia is often a hot, sultry time in the gardens.  It is also the time that we begin listening more intently to the weather forecast in anticipation of hurricanes that may headed towards the Atlanta region. As far inland as Callaway Gardens we don’t usually […]

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Fall Salvias in Georgia

Posted on September 8, 2009

September and October in Georgia seem to be the best time to enjoy the beautiful fall salvias in the garden.  Butterflies and hummingbirds abound at this time and they seem to delight in visiting some of the late-blooming salvias.  Some of our favorites here at Callaway Gardens are the Pineapple Salvia (Salvia elegans), Mexican bush […]

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Butterflies at Callaway Gardens

Posted on September 8, 2009

It is late August at Callaway Gardens, and I can’t help but be distracted by all the butterflies flitting outside my office window. The gulf fritillaries, an orange longwing butterfly with metallic flashings on the outside of wing, are nectaring on the gaura  (Gaura lindheimeri) and checking out the ripening purple fruit on the American […]

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Muscadines at the Georgia Gardens

Posted on September 8, 2009

Late Summer and Early Fall mean different things to different people.  These days, children have been in school for a week or more, summer vacations are memories and in Mr. Cason’s Vegetable Garden at Callaway Gardens the muscadines are ripening.  For those who have been acquainted with Callaway Gardens over the years, you know that […]

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TreeTop Adventure

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Meet over 1,000 colorful butterflies face-to-face

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Dining

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Balloon Festival

Watch beautiful balloons aglow or enjoy your own tethered balloon ride

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Symphony on the Sand

A night beneath the stars with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard

Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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