Monday, April 18, 2011



April 29th - May 1st
Savannah Rose Festival
Home Flower Show
sponsored by
Hospice Savannah
Savannah Area Council of Garden Clubs, Inc.
1388 Eisenhower Drive Savannah, Georgia 31411


The Blue of the water and the reflection of the trees set a tranquil mood.
There is a ten acre Botanical Garden on the southside of Savannah and it's beauty is breathtaking. Many Savannahians and Tourists aren't even aware of this "Secret Garden" It is an oasis tucked away near a parkway, a six lane boulevard, government and doctors offices, and a strip mall. Those in the know can be seen in the gardens, picnicking, strolling, and generally enjoying the solitude. 

The Reinhard House is an 1800's German farmhouse rescued from demolition and moved to the site.
It is used as headquarters for the Savannah Area Council of Garden Clubs, Inc.
The Savannah Area Council of Garden Club, Inc operates the Botanical Garden with the support of member garden clubs, and a multitude of volunteers.
Volunteers are guided by a host of Master Gardner volunteers. They are assisted by members of the community doing a good deed and some who just like to get their hands dirty.
SACGC, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is funded by member garden clubs, donations and small, special events held in the house or garden. Please visit their website HERE for additional information about the garden and the Savannah Rose Festival.
There is beauty along every path.
If you are going to be in the Savannah area between April 29th and May 1st you do not want to miss this "Spectacle of Spring in Savannah". It would make for a wonderful weekend. Better still plan a special trip to the Rose Festival then visit the rest of the Hostess City. Volunteers will be throughout the garden to make your visit memorable.  
Signs of Spring everywhere.

This and much more awaits you at the Savannah Rose Festival.

Please join us for a glorious weekend enjoying the Creator's gifts of natural beauty and the hardworking volunteers who are His stewards. See you there!

Savannah Rose Festival
Home Flower Show
April 29th - May 1st
1388 Eisenhower Drive
Savannah, Georgia

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Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

What gorgeous photos of gorgeous roses! I wish I could come see this in person. Thank you for sharing this beauty with us. I hope you are feeling better. laurie

Vintagesouthernlife said...

Beautiful photos! I would love to see this. When we had a place at Hilton Head we would always visit Savannah. I miss it so.

xinex said...

The flowers are gorgeous! The rose festival would really be fun to see....Christine said...

Oh how I adore roses. My dear mother had the most beautiful rose garden in the house I grew up in. I now live on the sub tropical Aussie coast and roses are quite tricky to grow here. Thank you Ginger, for your lovely comments on my blog.

Suzy xxx

Karen said...

Beautiful beautiful Roses. I wish I could visit.

Mariette said...

Dearest Ginger,

That looks like a very worthwhile Rose Festival! Just too bad that we are not able to attend... I LOVE roses and you better enjoy them for me too!!!

Lots of love,


Sarah said...

What beautiful roses. I didn't know of this garden. I'd love to visit. ~ Sarah

SmilingSally said...

I love those blues! How I wish I could be there.

Happy Blue Monday, Ginger.

Unknown said...

These roses are beautiful. I can't seem to grow roses but I really enjoy the roses that others grow.
Have a fantastic week.

Marana said...

lovely photos of the beautiful flowers.

Kelsey said...

I love roses and really want to make a trip over to see the roses this time of year! Thanks for the virtual tour!

Lynn said...

Great pics, I'll bet it's truly beautiful! Enjoy:@)

Debbiedoos said...

What a fabulous festival Ginger. My Grandmother loved roses and had a gorgeous garden I remember growing up. My Mom took after her, I sure did not:(

Anonymous said...

Hey!..This is a lovely Festival, what beauty and I know you enjoyed getting out.
So happy to see you taking us on tour of that wonderful place, I miss Savannah.

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

Hi Ginger,
The roses are so pretty. I'm glad you were able to enjoy the Rose Festival. My roses are blooming now and I love them so much. I'll think I'll get off this computer and go outside and take some pics! Come visit out blog-we're having a giveaway this week! Jane

NanaDiana said...

Oh- I would LOVE to see this! I do hope you are going and will take some more pictures for us! Gorgeous setting! xxoo Diana

Nanna said...

beautiful post, I'll have to check into that flower festival,that would make a good day trip

Carol at Serendipity said...

How lovely. Your photos are just beautiful. I could take pictures of flowers for hours!


Miss Char said...

Ginger, I woke up to 3" of new SNOW this morning. Your beautiful pictures made my day.

Anonymous said...

Happy Blues! Wonderful roses - could almost catch the fragrance. What a neat place. I saw you on various comments over Pink Saturday and then over on Sweet Nothings I saw your icon and hopped over. Nice to meet you. I looked at the post about the season. I like what you had to say about it and God's reason for spring ... very nice. Jenn

Unknown said...

I would definately be hiding out in those looks so peacful there :) I love me some roses!

Babs said...

Oh, I would love to be in Savannah for the Rose Festival. The photos of the roses are gorgeous. The yellow ones look like the David Austin's Teasing Georgia that I have. It just blooms and blooms all season long.
Hope you have a blessed Easter,

J.Rylie.C said...

Hi Granny, thank you so much for leaving me an inspiring comment and for following my little blog. Came back here to follow you back. I love those roses, Mommy has some in her garden too.

Tablescapes By Diane said...

Hi lovely lady. I love your pretty Roses sweet lady. I hope you have a Great Happy Easster with your lovely family !!!
I post my new Tablescape for Easter hope you come see.

Katherines Corner said...

just beautiful, no more words need. Hugs!

Donnie said...

Wish I was going to be able to make it. Your photos are beautiful.

Unknown said...

Thank you for sharing the photos of the lovely roses. Just what I needed on this cold, rainy, dismal day in New England! I found you via MM. Stop by and visit my blog anytime :)


Southwest Cottage Designs said...

Lovely roses, probably my favorite flower!

Old Time Cindy said...

The roses are spectacular!

Unknown said...

Hi Savannah Granny! The roses are beautiful and I admire your photo taking. Your Blog is so nice, I have a lot to learn. Savannah is just beautiful, and I dream to visit your wonderful city. Thank you for sharing Savannah. Have a great week !Sunny 109

gengen said...

Oh so pretty roses. happy blue Monday.

SmilingSally said...

Oh, what a wonderful experience this was. Thanks for sharing your blues.

Happy Blue Monday, SG.

Chatty Crone said...

I think i joined your blog after this blog - gee that was beautiful. I'd love to go see that one year. sandie

Pie said...

Lovely photos!

My Blue Monday.

Joyful said...

Such lovely photos. I wish I could smell all the blossoms.

SmilingSally said...

(sigh) I can almost smell those roses! Thanks for sharing your blues.

Happy Blue Monday.

joyh82 said...

Beautiful photos! Love the last one the best. Have a great week!

Love Bears All Things said...

Those roses are is your city....I've been there twice and enjoyed it both times.
Mama Bear

Fishtail Cottage said...

Gorgeous post! love everything that is blooming where you are - those roses almost looked fake! xoxo, tracie

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