Discover The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Written by David G. Hallstrom, Sr.


Continued from page 1

"Playful plant choices, such as topiary animals, weeping mulberry trees, papyrus, and tree aloes resembling something fromrepparttar world of Dr. Seuss, create a storybook atmosphere that combines elements of fantasy withrepparttar 145401 very real wonder of nature" make uprepparttar 145402 children's garden.

"The Shakespeare garden contains shrubs and perennials that evoke an English garden. Many ofrepparttar 145403 plants have been cultivated for centuries and were even mentioned in works of Shakespeare, including pansies, violets, pinks, rosemary, daffodils, iris, roses, pomegranate, and orange."

Inrepparttar 145404 Subtropical Garden, "Walking east to west fromrepparttar 145405 Jungle Garden,repparttar 145406 areas transition from subtropical southeast Asia and South America plants, to Mesoamerica plants (Mexico and Central America) inrepparttar 145407 central beds, Chile inrepparttar 145408 upper central bed, southern Africa inrepparttar 145409 western bed extending alongrepparttar 145410 road and in beds continuing uphill torepparttar 145411 lawn, torepparttar 145412 Mediterranean region inrepparttar 145413 upper two west beds."

There are also Chinese, Desert, Herb, Camellia, Japanese, Australian, Palm and Lilly Pond gardens as well as a Botanical Conservatory

The Huntington is closed Mondays andrepparttar 145414 following holidays: Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Yearís Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day and Thanksgiving.

Admission is free to members. For non membersrepparttar 145415 fees are Adults $15, Seniors (age 65+) $12.00, Students (age 12-18 or with full-time student I.D.) $10.00, Youths (age 5-11) $6.00, children under 5 are free. Groups of 15 or more are $11 per person. Admission is free to all visitors onrepparttar 145416 first Thursday of every month.

For more information aboutrepparttar 145417 city of San Marino, California see http://sanmarino.usacitydirectories.com, a directory of links to city of San Marino, California guides and directories listing information, resources, services, things to do and places to go.

David G. Hallstrom, Sr. is a retired private investigator and is currently the publisher of several internet directories, including http://www.usacitydirectories.com a directory of national, state, county and city guides and directories listing local guides, directories, web sites and web pages providing resources, services and information.


Discover The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden In Arcadia California

Written by David G. Hallstrom, Sr.


Continued from page 1

Donít just peek throughrepparttar windows ofrepparttar 145400 Arboretumís Queen Anne Cottage, come inside to seerepparttar 145401 historic Treasures! The cottage, with its marble terrace, Victorian furnishings and treasures provides a charming opportunity forrepparttar 145402 whole family.

Takerepparttar 145403 tram or walk throughrepparttar 145404 gardens, spendrepparttar 145405 day being mesmerized by all ofrepparttar 145406 well tended plants, flowers, flowering trees, cacti, succulents andrepparttar 145407 abundant wildlife (The Arboretum is famous for it's roaming peafowl.). The rose gardens alone are worthrepparttar 145408 visit. Stop and watch a wedding or see a commercial being filmed. Take your kids torepparttar 145409 Discovery Node constructed out by Tule Pond, you'll find a variety of new activities for children of all ages to enjoy and explore. Eat atrepparttar 145410 Peacock Cafe. Sit down on a bench or under a tree, relax and feel your cares floating away.

Visitrepparttar 145411 gift shop where you can buy plants, gardening books, photographs, paintings and other items (the prices are very inexpensive.).

The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a place where an individual orrepparttar 145412 whole family can spendrepparttar 145413 day and go home feeling rested and at peace withrepparttar 145414 world.

For more information aboutrepparttar 145415 city of Arcadia, California see http://arcadia.usacitydirectories.com, a directory of links to city of Arcadia, California guides and directories listing information, resources, services, things to do, places to go, restaurants, churches and more.

David G. Hallstrom, Sr. is a retired private investigator and is currently the publisher of several internet directories, including http://www.usacitydirectories.com a directory of national, state, county and city guides and directories listing local guides, directories, web sites and web pages providing resources, services and information.


    <Back to Page 1
 
ImproveHomeLife.com © 2005
Terms of Use