|Underground Monticello in the service area looking out.|
As part of garden week, the University of Virginia invites visitors to the gardens surrounding the President's house on Carr's Hill and the Academical Village. This year a friend took me to a play for my birthday and prior to the event walked over to Carr's Hill. We laughed as we passed by the large kitchen window and caught President Teresa Sullivan washing dishes dressed in her standard issue business attire. I didn't have my camera at the time but thought that would be such a great shot. Who knew the President of UVA washed dishes! She didn't even notice us, as there are so many passerbyers during Garden Week. A little while later we saw her at the play we were attending which explained why she was not "dressed down" whilst scrubbing dishes at the kitchen sink.
|Monticello when the rain let up, Tulips, Tulips, Tulips!|
|Beautiful statue and purple Tulip at Rosalie.|
|Beautiful urns adorn the entryway.|
|A secret side pathway from the back garden to the front.|
|Entryway into the Charles Gillette Marshall St garden.|
|A fun moment during the tour.|
Our garden club hosts were cheerful and helpful - even the snacks and punch were delicious and we had a few laughs along the way.
|Flowers for fresh arrangements made by club members.|