Shellmont Inn was honored to be chosen from the many fine Atlanta bed and breakfast for the Victoria Magazine “Favorite Things” Christmas issue. It was a unique experience to deck the halls at our bed and breakfast in Atlanta in late July with ribbons and bows, fresh greenery and a holiday collection of nature inspired decorations. As we strung […]
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You know Summer has arrived, other than the temperature guage indicating 95 degrees, when the Mandeville grows about four inches per day and produces stunning blooming flowers as in the photo above. This perky little vine wraps around the Inns’ rear staircase and provides a burst of color and conversation piece for our guests enjoyment. […]
This particular species of Azelia blooms almost a month after the others. It compliments the Dogwood tree which is also a late bloomer. Always nice to have some color in the front gardens!
The rhododendrons are in bloom and are truly beautiful. Our geographical location is their extreme southern boundary, so we are happy when they show their colors. The concern, this year, is our non-stop thunderstorms which hasten the demise of the blooms. Oh well, admire them while they are here!
The Camellias at the Inn are in full bloom. Check out the photo above of the twenty foot plus tall specimen in our rear gardens. This variety is grafted with three colors… pink, red and white. What a kaleidoscope of color. Hopefully, the current cold snap won’t do too much damage!
The Mahonias are in full bloom and the fragrance of the blooms is sweet and strong, similar to a fine perfume. Who says Winter is dull and boring?
Yes, indeed, winter has arrived in the South with a vengeance. This photo is of a neighbors’ 4 tier water fountain which froze up nicely. Better let those pipes drip!
Better late than never. Maybe next year it will get on schedule!
Does wishing it make it come true? Highly unlikely, but why not give it a chance. This photo was taken last year. Maybe if we click our heels together three times…