It’s springtime in the Valley, which means beautiful flowers and beautiful weather. What people don’t realize is all the local areas available to enjoy the warm weather and flowers that are beginning to bloom. The Valley is filled with blooming places to explore during this time of year.
Allentown Rose Garden
The Allentown Rose Garden is a popular area for flower lovers. This beautiful piece of land is the perfect place to walk, bike and take vivid photographs of the scenery it offers. Beautiful roses fill the area, creating an inviting environment for flower lovers everywhere, and the 1.3 miles available for walking gives visitors the opportunity to take in the smells and atmosphere of springtime.
3000 Parkway Blvd., Allentown
Rose Garden Park of Bethlehem
The heart of Bethlehem is one of the perfect spots to enjoy some of the most beautiful flowers of the season. This large area of land not only displays a picture-perfect look at springtime in the Valley but also gives visitors a direct view of the Martin Tower. Flower fiends will love the large grassy area surrounded by the beautiful colors of springtime’s best flowers.
W. Union Blvd., Bethlehem
This 35-acre public pleasure garden is open April through October. It was once the Rosengarten estate, home to the family whose pharmaceutical firm would eventually merge with Merck & Company, and is now colorful, contemporary and full of history. Garden Design Magazine calls it “America’s most inspiring garden.” Head to their website to see what’s in bloom now.
786 Church Rd., Wayne
Linden Hill Gardens
Designed by Jerry Fritz, proprietor of Jerry Fitz Garden Design. Inc., this is the garden’s 17th year of success. His team aims to please even the pickiest plant aficionado with themes ranging from formal to deer resistant to living patio. Book a private tour and immerse yourself in the beautiful gardens, wine taste and see some of the magnificent Chateaux.
8230 Easton Rd., Ottsville