Historic North Carolina Garden Tour
A generous planting of golden variegated sweet flag (Acorus gramineus ‘Ogon’) fills the kettle, with golden creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’) spilling out and onto the gravel below.
Montrose offers guided garden tours by appointment throughout the year ($10 adults; $5 ages 6 to 12). It holds an open day in the spring and again in the fall, during which admission is free and you can stroll at your leisure. For advance notice of open days, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You might also enjoy Nancy’s book Montrose: Life in a Garden, available at amazon.com.