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GRLT Garden Tour #2

July 15th, 2015

The first garden Mr Chiots and I visited during the land trust garden tour on Sunday was the Langlais Sculpture Preserve. It was such an interesting place, the sculptures were pretty interesting. We were blown away by their size.
Langlais Sculpture Garden 1
Langlais Sculpture Garden 2
Langlais Sculpture Garden 3
Langlais Sculpture Garden 4
Langlais Sculpture Garden 5
Langlais Sculpture Garden 6
Langlais Sculpture Garden 7
The preserve was undergoing preservation efforts and some of the sculptures were out on display elsewhere. It was quite interesting to see it during this initial phase, it will be really great to go back in a few years to see how it’s come along. Visiting this made me think that I certainly could use some form of sculpture and art in my gardens.

Do you have any sculptures or art in your garden? What’s your favorite kind of garden art?

4 Comments to “GRLT Garden Tour #2”
  1. PennyAshevilleNC on July 15, 2015 at 8:08 am

    I enjoy sculpture gardens too, we are slated to have one here by the river as part of a multi-year restoration plan. Our community is artistic so I expect to be amazed! My husband and I visited the sculpture garden and park at the tip of the island of Isla Mujeres and that was a treat by the sea :)

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  2. Joan on July 15, 2015 at 8:16 am

    We (my mom and I) looked for you on the garden tour, but didn’t see you. I loved the Langlois sculpture garden, and would love to have some sculptures in mine (when I resurrect the garden that is!). I have a lot of pottery that I’ve made that has broken or not been nice enough to want to use, so have thought of trying to create something out of pots and pieces of pots. Not sure what though…

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  3. Julia at Home on 129 Acres on July 15, 2015 at 1:40 pm

    I’ve learned that I like having some inanimate objects in a garden. I feel like they add a lot to the look and feel–even just large rocks for plants to drape over. In one flower garden, we have a simple metal pyramid trellis and a concrete bird bath. Previous owners left behind some cast concrete: a short pillar and small “Venus.” She’s naked, concrete, armless, legless and headless. I think she might get a second life in our gardens.

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  4. Nebraska Dave on July 15, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    Susy, yard and garden art are non exsitant in both places for me. If I were to have garden art it might be a couple scare crows for decoration. Not that they would scare any thing but just because scare crows would just seem to be a good addition to the garden. Our rain days rolled over into extreme heat days. The temperatures are ranging in the middle to upper 90s with heat indexes over 100 every day. It’s not fit for man nor beast outside in the afternoons. Most of my garden work is in the early mornings before the heat comes. I am a morning person anyway so early rising fits in my schedule just fine.

    Have a great garden tour day.

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