Posted April 28, 2010 9:26 a.m. EDT
Updated April 28, 2010 9:50 a.m. EDT
Have you ever overlooked beauty in your own backyard?
It's been called the "crown jewel" of Duke University and a walk along its five miles of paths this time of year only confirms that reputation. I recently took my first stroll through the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Why did I wait so long?
The gardens contain a spectacular display of flowers and plants. I've decided I need to take a tour at least three or four times a year.
I've attached some of my photographs of the flowers at Duke.