28 March 2009

Spring has sprung in Beautiful Beaufort by the Bay

The Lady's Island Garden Club has produced a self-guided tour of significant trees throughout downtown Beaufort. A couple of stops include botanical specimens in the gardens around the Library facility at 311 Scott Street including the Library's Bradford Pear trees as one enters the Beaufort Branch building. Here's what The Beaufort Tree Walk has to say about Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford':"

When in full flower in the spring, it looks like clouds of white...

I could not agree more. Seeing it in full bloom, reminds me that the world is a beautiful place and all our problems minute in comparison to the magnificence of our natural environment. Just seeing it in full flower made me glad that Beaufort is my home.

The Lady's Island Garden Club has put some copies of the booklet in the brochure rack near the Circulation desk for you to walk around out lovely town looking at trees, while breathing in the jessamine, horse manure, and pluff mud scented air. (Where else is there such nectar for the nostrils?) Copies of the book are available while supplies last...

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