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UC Davis Arboretum on a Saturday morning in July

My favorite place to walk in Davis is the UC Davis Arboretum. This 100-acre public garden on the UC Davis campus is just a few miles from my house and it offers a quick and easy way to get away from it all. Plus, I seem to find something new to photo...
by Bamboo and More on Jul 17, 2016

Australian garden standouts in late June

Friends from Australia are visiting so what do I do? I take them to the Australian Collection in the UC Davis Arboretum! It felt both wrong and right at the same time. But they enjoyed seeing plants they’re familiar with growing so far away from ho...
by Bamboo and More on Jun 26, 2016

Taitua Arboretum (with an international forestry expert!)

It’s a beautiful day in Hamilton. The sun’s shining with all the warmth of summer. What a wonderful day to stroll around Taitua Arboretum! Pity we went yesterday when the weather wasn’t so good. “Not a sky in the clouds,” a friend of mine s...
by POMS AWAY! on Apr 18, 2016

UC Davis Arboretum Acacia Grove in full bloom

The Eric E. Conn Acacia Grove at the UC Davis Arboretum has one of—if not the—most significant collections of acacias in Northern California. From the Arboretum website: The Eric E. Conn Acacia Grove displays over 50 species of acacias from Aust...
by Bamboo and More on Feb 21, 2016

Top Free Visitor Attractions In The UK

If you are looking for a day out on a budget, then we’ve put together a few ideas of our favourite FREE attractions around the UK. 1. Thinktank Science Garden, (Birmingham) How; open to the public from 3pm each day, simply queue by the main gat...
by Top days out in the UK on Feb 9, 2016

Aloes and acacias: another few weeks of patience

This winter has been strange. Maybe because after four years of drought it’s marked a return to the “old days,” or a semblance thereof? We only had one night below freezing and certainly more rain than we’ve been used to lately (7.77 inches s...
by Bamboo and More on Feb 4, 2016

SR-520 Arboretum ramps finally coming down

Western exit from 520 to be replaced January 6It's been well over five years since Madison Park first learned that the Arboretum ramps to and from the 520 floating bridge would ultimately be just a memory (see our May 2010 posting on that subject her...
by Madison Park Blogger on Dec 30, 2015

Breakfast at Ursula's

On Sunday we had breakfast with our friend Ursula who lives in downtown Davis. (We live in South Davis, which is separated from downtown by Interstate 80.) The fastest way to get to Ursula's house is through the historic Richards Blvd underpass. I've...
by Bamboo and More on Dec 15, 2015

Late summer at the UC Davis Arboretum Valley-Wise Garden

This morning I went to a presentation at the Ruth Risdon Storer Valley-Wise Garden at the UC Davis Arboretum. I learned that the garden was started in the early 1980s as a demonstration garden to showcase plants that would thrive in our Mediterranean...
by Bamboo and More on Aug 29, 2015

Carpets of duckweed

I know as much about water gardens as I do about growing orchids, but from reading posts on favorite blogs like It’s Not Work, It’s Gardening! and Danger Garden I have at least heard the word “duckweed.” It seems that for folks who have a pon...
by Bamboo and More on Jul 23, 2015

Weekend în România: Hunedoara

Un weekend în România este extaz şi pedeapsă, în acelaşi timp. Avem o ţară extraordinar de frumoasă şi suficient de mică încât să ajungi într-o zi în orice capăt al ei. Dacă am avea şi autostrăzi am ţine-o numai într-un extaz. D...
by LumeaMare on May 13, 2015

New Jersey Gardens & Arboretums

An original article from Jersey Family Fun A listing of New Jersey Gardens & Arboretums. Our list of NJ Gardens and Arboretums is organized by county. The post New Jersey Gardens & Arboretums appeared first on Jersey Family Fun Jersey Famil...
by Jersey Family Fun on Mar 26, 2015

Yellow and pink: spring at the UC Davis Arboretum

Last weekend was as busy as the entire week had been, but on Sunday afternoon I was able to carve out an hour for a quick visit to the UC Davis Arboretum. (It’s only 10 minutes from my house so it’s not a big trip.) Specifically, I wanted to see...
by Bamboo and More on Mar 10, 2015

Jaseurs boréaux de Boucherville

Les Jaseurs boréaux sont de retour à l'Arboretum Stephen-Langevin (boisé Langevin) à Boucherville. De grands groupes de jaseurs se rassemblent à cet endroit l'hiver pour se nourrir des fruits présents dans les nombreux arbres fruitiers. Voici q...

Keanae Arboretum: A family tree-hug on Maui's Hana Highway.

Halfway to Hana and right on the sleepy highway, the Keanae Arboretum is the perfect spot for everyone to pile out of the car and commune with trees from all over the planet. A wide, easy-going path will suit anyone from toddlers to grandma.A few flo...
by Hawaii Photo Bank on Nov 8, 2014

Weekend stroll through the UC Davis Arboretum

The UC Davis Arboretum is literally 10 minutes from my house, and even though I’ve blogged about it many times before, I don’t go often enough. It seems it requires an out-of-town visitor to jostle me into action. Exactly that happened last Satur...
by Bamboo and More on Nov 3, 2014

Visit: Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit, NJ {Summer Bucket List}

A tranquil beautiful setting tucked into Summit, the Reeves-Reed Arboretum is a great spot for a visit. “Visit an arboretum” was on our Summer Bucket List because, although we have several arboretums in the area, we haven’t really v...
by Sweetnicks on Aug 18, 2014

Visit: Reeves-Reed Arboretum {Summer Bucket List}

A tranquil beautiful setting tucked into Summit, the Reeves-Reed Arboretum is a great spot for a visit. “Visit an arboretum” was on our Summer Bucket List because, although we have several arboretums in the area, we haven’t really v...
by Sweetnicks on Aug 18, 2014

#163 Summer Photography - Session 2/class 2

We had a great day of photography today!   We had six kids, but I have to cut one of them out due to her parents' wishes.  It's been hellishly hot for the past couple of days, but today, there was a nice, refreshing breeze, not much, but just enoug...
by Joy 365 on Jul 15, 2014

Welcome to Summer!

Bastille Bash returnsBastille Day is just around the corner, so get prepared to enjoy a brief dip into French culture with Bastille Bash, Madison Valley's tribute all things francaise. The fun begins at 3 pm on Saturday, July 12, and continues until...
by Madison Park Blogger on Jul 7, 2014


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