Gardens to Visit

  • Photo Tips – Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden
    Photo Tips – Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden

    March 31, 2021

  • Public Gardens in the Pandemic
    Public Gardens in the Pandemic

    May 27, 2020

  • Southern California Montane Botanic Garden
    Southern California Montane Botanic Garden

    October 23, 2019

  • Botanical Alaska
    Botanical Alaska

    September 18, 2019

  • The Transplanted Gardener – Matthew Stephens
    The Transplanted Gardener – Matthew Stephens

    March 1, 2019

  • The O’Byrne Tapestry Garden
    The O’Byrne Tapestry Garden

    November 1, 2018

  • Sunnylands
    Sunnylands

    March 28, 2018

  • January 27, 2018

    I have been visiting Leaning Pine Arboretum for years, and it has become one of my favorite gardens. For a California garden photographer, seeking landscape […]

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  • October 24, 2017

    The Denver Botanic Garden gets better every time I visit. There are new buildings, like the Science Pyramid pictured above, at the end of a […]

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  • February 1, 2017

    Winter in California’s summer-dry climate is very different from the rest of the country. It is a robust time in gardens as winter rains kick […]

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  • December 11, 2016

    It’s true, there is autumn foliage in San Francisco. Just go to Golden Gate Park and take a walk in the Botanical Garden. The color […]

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  • October 26, 2016

    A mature tree is an awesome thing, clasped to the earth, connected to the sky, drinking in light, breathing out oxygen, sheltering the land, nurturing […]

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  • October 24, 2016

    The famed Glass Flowers are part of the Harvard Museum of Natural History, a truly fantastic museum in Boston and is fully named The Ware Collection of Blaschka […]

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  • September 15, 2016

    I found an old friend in Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery this spring.  I visited the cemetery to help the local Rose Society preserve the historic rose collection found […]

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  • June 29, 2015

    My excuse to visit the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles has nothing to do with the inside of the recently renovated museum.  I wanted to see […]

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  • January 18, 2015

    The Regional Parks Botanic Garden just may be my favorite garden.  I may change my mind on the next garden I visit when spring comes, […]

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  • July 15, 2014

    The Rio Grande Botanic Garden in Albuquerque, New Mexico has a most clever Children’s Garden.  Short of actually being in a garden, where kids can […]

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