A tour of Chanticleer (Pennsylvania)
Photos and text by Michael Broschat, October 2010
Chanticleer, "A pleasure garden" certainly turned out to be just that
Although the forecast had been for rain clearing by the time we reached Chanticleer (from Washington, DC), it continued lightly for a bit. Just made the gardens that much prettier.
There's a house to see (on certain days), but even if allowed to photograph, it was simply interesting and not dramatically so. The real charm of this place is its arrangement of nature.
Being mostly shots of the gardens, I won't have much to say, but the distinctly tropical feel some areas have is due to extreme human intervention. They place tropical plants during the summer then move them indoors during winter.