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Linden Plantation Gardens

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Linden Plantation Gardens is an all-season wonder with many faces. From the glorious azaleas in spring, to the friendly perennials and annuals in spring and summer to the fire of fall and the contrast of winter.

The spirits of its native American residents join those of the Blue and Gray, General Sherman, the Vick and Brabston kin, and ancient magnolias and cedars to welcome you down the sunken road into Linden Plantation Gardens.

The unique house showcases the historical period. Experience the ambiance of the old made new as you are welcomed to Linden Plantation Gardens.

The Magical Gardens of Linden Plantation

Your botanical experience at Linden Plantation Gardens begins with over 750 azaleas flanking the entrance to greet you and lead you past a group of magnolias that have stood on the grounds for more than 150 years. The six formal and native gardens, as well as a producing herb garden, provide more than eight acres of established gardens and include over 75 varieties of roses.

The Native Gardens of Linden Plantation

Butterfly Garden

The 780-square-foot butterfly garden contains 75 species of butterfly attracting plants and is pictured in Bulletproof Flowers for the South by Jim Wilson.

Daylily Garden

Native Tawny Daylilies are naturalized near the Ruins Garden. Also of interest are nearly 15,000 jonquils naturalized on a hillside and featured in numerous other locations.

Wild Garden

Take a walk on the "wild side" along the winding paths of this garden sheltered by several 150 year old red cedars. Covering more than 10,000 square feet, the garden features over 300 native plants of more than 100 varieties.

The Formal Gardens of Linden Plantation

Cottage Garden

Patterned after a formal English garden, the cottage garden is set among a variety of roses and other blooming plants for all seasons. The garden also provides fresh flowers for the home.

Parterre Garden

An old Louisiana syrup kettle is located on the site of one of the two huge cisterns that serviced the plantation home. The massive kettle serves as the centerpiece for a formal herb garden.

Ruins Garden

This garden was created of old bricks from the original Pre-Civil War home. Plants are found among the bricks, as well as artifacts found in the ruins of house. The fountain in the garden features an old sharpening stone from the plantation blacksmith shop.

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