One of the places I really had to go to, was Middleton Place. The gardens here were in my book of all of the most beautiful gardens in the world. Who wouldn't want to go see that? It wasn't the best time of year, not much was in bloom and again the heat and humidity, but still, the formal gardens were beautiful. This is the reflecting pool, before all the formal garden rooms, hedges and private sitting areas.
They showcase some of the heritage breeds that were originally used on the property. This is the type of pig they had. Much smaller than breeds today.
This goat is believed to be a breed that was brought by Spanish ships years ago. They were found wild on an uninhabited island.
Indigo from seeds and leaves to cake to dyed yarn. The process for making it into cakes was learned and developed in the colonies by a 16 year old girl.