Top 7 Reader’s Choice Articles of 2017

Top 7 Reader’s Choice Articles of 2017

We’ve been busy this year! With guests, weddings, breakfasts, and more, we are always on our feet. We love serving our guests!

If you want to see some photos of what we’ve been up to, from delicious breakfasts to our special events, check out our Facebook page by clicking here!

In addition to all this fun in-person service, we’ve been posting some of our local bed and breakfast wisdom on our website’s blog page. Our readers seem to really enjoy our posts and we plan to keep posting our articles!

If you want to see a full list of our posts, click here.

As we look back on our articles in 2017, you’ve given us some great feedback on your favorites! We decided to compile these articles here! If you missed them or want a quick re-read, check out our list below.

Here are the Top 7 Reader’s Choice Articles of 2017:

Reader's Choice Articles of 2017

How Does Our Garden Grow? Tips for Flower Gardening

Guests come from all over the world to spend time in our gardens. Our gardens has seen very special moments, such as weddings and proposals. They have also seen more quiet, but still special moments, such as love rekindling walks and private meditations. So, how so we keep our gardens, making them a beautiful retreat? This article shares our tips and best practices you can take home to your own garden.

Reader's Choice Articles of 2017

5 Charming Valentine’s Day Locations in Williamsburg, VA

At Colonial Gardens, we treat Valentine’s Day as a national holiday. We are so blessed to be located in one of the most romantic and quaint cities in the United States! This article lists the top 5 romantic locations in the city. A great resource if you’re hoping to propose or simply have a picnic!

Reader's Choice Articles of 2017

6 Tips for Perfect Fresh Flower Arrangements

We spend a lot of time working with flowers here. From wedding bouquets and anniversary arrangements to holiday decor and daily fresh flowers, we do out fair share of cutting, watering, and arranging. This article lists some tips and best practices for when you need to put together flowers at home.

Reader's Choice Articles of 2017

St. Patty’s Day Fun! How to Make a “Full Irish” Breakfast

We love that this post was so popular! While you probably won’t be making a Full Irish Breakfast every day, some days, especially Saturday mornings in the winter, we find it is a fun change of pace that will leave everyone happy and satisfied.

Reader's Choice Articles of 2017

The Inside Scoop on Bed and Breakfast Weddings

If you’ve been thinking about tying the knot somewhere a bit more private and quaint, a bed and breakfast might be right for you. However, since these weddings are less common, you may be curious about what makes them special. This article gives brides-to-be (and curious readers) a look inside what a bed and breakfast wedding entails.

If you are a bride-to-be and would like to see some of our photos, check us out here:

Our Wedding Website

Our Facebook Photos

Our Reviews on Trip Advisor

Our Reviews on Wedding Wire

Reader's Choice Articles of 2017

Bed & Breakfast Summer Book List for 2017

While this booklist was provided for a summer vacation reading list, these books are great year round. While we compile our list for 2018, you might enjoy checking out these great reads!

Reader's Choice Articles of 2017

The Happiest Hour: The Best Cocktails in Williamsburg, VA

Last, but certainly not least, is our list of the best Happy Hour locations and cocktails in Williamsburg, Virginia. This is coming from our very own staff and local friends, so you know it’s the real deal!



From all of us at Colonial Gardens, thank you for reading and spending time with us this year! We are looking forward to a great 2018!

What topics would you like to read about in 2018? Let us know in the comments section below!







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