Travel theme: Centre

Dogwoods — whether creamy white or delicate pink — have four petals (called bracts) attached to a greenish-yellow floret in the center.  In full bloom, dogwood trees seem snowy or lacy, as the branches make a showy stand or move gently in the wind, adding unexpected color to the landscape.   In addition to these […]

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Almost open: Dogwood Arts Festival 2015

April 1st is when it really opens up around here.  Tulips, daffodils, azaleas, and, of course, dogwoods — which bring on one of the loveliest festivals in the South:  the Dogwood Arts Festival.   It’s definitely not a one-day affair.  Knoxville, Tennessee, springs to life as blooms come out in full force.  From the painted […]

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