Cape Fear Azalea Belles

Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belles 2010. Photo by Lori Harris Photography

Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belles 2010. Photo by Lori Harris Photography

Every year the Cape Fear Garden Club, in Wilmington, North Carolina, hosts the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour, featuring the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belles. There are over 100 junior and senior high school girls selected to represent the annual Antebellum event. The vintage dresses are designed and made locally. (http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20130218/ARTICLES/130219670)

Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belle 2010. Photo by Lori Harris Photography

Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belle 2010. Photo by Lori Harris Photography

The Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour features 10-12 local homes and their spectacular gardens. (http://www.capefeargardenclub.org/) Hundreds of thousands of people flock to Wilmington, North Carolina to experience the wide array of azaleas in bloom and the historic and beach flavors of the area. For a full week, the City of Wilmington is host to these individuals who enjoy the NC Azalea Festival and all its associated events, activities and nostalgia. (http://www.ncazaleafestival.org/) There are garden parties, parades, queens and her court, The Citadels, bands, teas, and so much more of the Southern Charm this event offers to its local citizens and visitors.

Airlie Garden Azalea. Photo by Lori Harris Photography

Airlie Garden Azalea. Photo by Lori Harris Photography

Spring in the South is quite stunning and memorable. Good manners, warm air, beautiful blooms, fine cuisines and just down home quality of life. A Southern Girl’s dream!

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There is a place…

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Lori Harris Photography

A place of sanctuary. Tide flows high and and low, and I return to discover. Simple and pure, it’s ecosystem comprehensive and rich. The addiction to nature.