Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Posted on May 17, 2010

Bringing wildlife into your backyard can be easy.  All you need to do is provide the four basic necessities: food, water, cover, and places to raise young.  As Kevin Costner said in Field of Dreams, “If you build it, they will come.”  To attract different types of wildlife, you will need to provide a diverse […]

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Southern Magnolia

Posted on May 12, 2010

Nothing conjures up images of the South more than Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora).  Its glossy evergreen leaves are a great addition to the landscape at any time of the year.  The large, fragrant blossoms boldly suggest “southern belle” to many.  Red seeds pop out of the large velvety seed pods for great winter appeal.  When […]

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Mountain Laurel

Posted on May 4, 2010

When Mountain Laurel blooms, it always reminds me frothy, decorative icing.  As you drive along the Scenic Drives at Callaway Gardens® during the next few weeks you see beautiful evergreen shrubs with colorful bouquets of light pink blooms.  Sometimes mistaken for Rhododendron at first glance, Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia) is worth a closer look. The […]

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Those Blooming Trees!

Posted on May 3, 2010

After the huge drifts of sinus-clogging pollen we’ve experienced earlier from pine and oaks, we don’t think too much about large flowering trees.  To be truthful, the “flowers” on oaks and pines are nothing to get excited about.  When flowering trees are mentioned we probably first think of ornamental trees such as dogwoods, redbuds, cherries, […]

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Beach & Water Sports

Swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing on Robin Lake

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Butterfly Center

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

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Birds of Prey Shows

Discover the strength, speed, and beauty of these magnificent creatures

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Hiking & Biking Trails

Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle

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The Gardens

Drink in the beauty of azaleas, hydrangeas, and other woodland wonders

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Fantasy In Lights

One of National Geographic’s Top 10 Holiday Light Displays

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Summer Family Adventure

An authentic Georgia outdoor family getaway like no other

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Dining

Enjoy mouthwatering, chef-prepared cuisine at an array of restaurants

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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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Fishing

Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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