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Seattle's Best Fall Walks

The Evergreen State may not have a reputation for fall foliage displays, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t great places to see the seasons change in vibrant color. 328 more words


Abkhazi Garden- A Love Story

Of all the gardens we toured in Victoria BC, this one was my favourite. Imagine two lovers parted for many years finally reconnecting and building a sanctuary like this garden has become. 871 more words

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August backlog: Summer Road Trip: Botanical Garden

On Tuesday of our road trip we spent the morning just Luke and I at the Memphis Botanical Garden. A large garden with many different areas, it was the perfect relaxing day date. 247 more words


Great Gardens: Fujita Teien (Hirosaki)

Aomori, on the northern part of the Japan’s main island of Honshu, is not the most likely locale for one of Japan’s top 50 traditional gardens… 520 more words

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Japanese Moon Viewing Celebration at Cheekwood

Sunday night was the night of a triple lunar event: a supermoon, blood moon, and lunar eclipse. Lunar calendars are of importance in the histories and cultures of many countries including Japan. 428 more words


Japanese Garden: Lotus Plant

In Japanese gardens the lotus plant is often included in the water element(s). It is a symbol of purity of body, speech, and mind. The spent flower leaves a pod that is occasionally used in dried flower arrangements. 19 more words


Portland's Japanese Garden, part 1

While in Portland, Oregon, earlier this month, I visited the serene and beautiful Japanese Garden. The day was overcast and drizzly, perfect coming from a parched, over-baked Southern California.   244 more words