A beautiful 42 acre garden located on the North Shore of Long Island New York and former estate of Frank and Marie Louise Bailey. Frank Bailey purchased this summer retreat in 1911 and over the years was self taught horticulturalist creating one of the first private garden museum, a site for professional and amateur gardener […]
Descanso Gardens located in La Canada Flintridge, once belonging to E. Manchester Boody who owned the Los Angeles Daily News. Purchased in 1930 Boddy bought the 165 acres of land for a ranch, new home and commercial camellia nursery. Boddy opened his garden in march 1950, retired in 1952 and sold the property to Los […]
Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve is located in the westside of Antelope Valley in Northern Los Angeles County. During the months of mid-February through mid-May is the blooming season of the California poppy, depending on the amount of rainfall during the winter. Within the reserve there are 7 miles of trails to wander through and enjoy […]
An early spring trip to Santa Barbara International Orchid Show or visiting orchid growers along the California Orchid Trail in Santa Barbara is a fun outing and worth the trip. Be sure to check the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show and California Orchid Trail Websites before heading out. .
Henry E. Huntington, a railroad tycoon, purchased the 500 acre San Marino property in 1913 and began the creation of The Huntington Library, Art Collection and Botanical Garden. The Huntington’s botanical gardens is divided into more than a dozen themes, covers 120 acres and showcases plants from around the world.