Gardens in California

Gardens in California

If you are planning to visit California, don’t miss out its best places- Gardens. Gardens of California have beautiful roses with pleasant smell as they say. This state experiencing many seasons, has serene springs, fall and winters.

We take you for a walk in Gardens of California.

Getty Gardens, Los Angeles-The Getty Gardens of California are spread over an area of 24 acres necessitating full-time gardeners round the clock to maintain its beauty and serenity. The landscapes, trees, flowers and the special garden of Getty are more artistic in a traditional sense. Landscape of Getty Gardens complement its architecture and strikes a chord between the hand-made and natural beauty.

Rose Parade- Rose Parade, also known as Garden on Wheels was started in 1890 by Professor Charles Holder as a suggestion to display the floral beauty of California to the world. To watch this parade, you have to buy tickets online. The events that take place in Rose Parade are Float Decorating, Post-Parade Float Display, Equestfest and Bandfest.

Japanese Tea Garden-  The 4 acre Japanese Tea Garden embraces water features, bridges, small pagodas surrounded by an array of trees, flowers and bonsai trees. The middle area of this garden serves hot tea and cookies to its visitors. The best features of Japanese Tea Garden are the gate built sans nails, the drum bridge, Zen garden and the Lantern of Peace as a mark of gift by the Japanese government for the settlement of World War II.  The perfect time to visit this garden would be during spring when the cherry trees blossom.

San Francisco Botanical Garden- Stretched over an area of 55 acres, the San Francisco Botanical Garden has landscape gardens and open space decorated with more than 7500 variety of plants from around the globe. The ancient plants, Japanese moon-viewing garden give a completely unique and different view to the garden.

Fresno Blossom Trail- Fresno Blossom Trial is famous for orchards as much as California is known for peaches and plums. For its beautiful orchards, the local visitors’ bureau arranges a driving tour all the way through them named the Fresno Blossom Trial. As such, there is no precise time to visit this place since it all depends on the temperature and rainfall. Usually, the blossom season starts in mid February and mid March. When touring around, you can see pink peach and nectarine, white plum, almond, apple, local orange and others.

Apart from the above gardens, there are Balboa Park, Japanese Friendship Garden, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Desert Botanical Garden, Los Angeles Arboretum and many other gardens with a scenic view.