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Past Strawberry Canyon is the 34-acre Botanical Garden, which holds about 13,000 species of plants. The species are organized according to regions of the world, and the garden has a great collection of native Californian plants. Bring a picnic...more
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We went to the garden on a weekday afternoon on a cold, on-and-of-sprinkling day. A docent was giving a free tour and we were the only ones there, so we leapt at the chance. Because of some time pressures, we didn't get to see all...More
This botanical garden is a miniture California in the sense of plants. The whole area is divided into several parts to showcase plants in different climates in the states. This design enables the visitor to step out of the desert and walk right into the...More
Redwoods are impressive on their own, but to have rare rhododendrons and magnolias set underneath them is something that no other garden can reproduce. Other gardens in the area have redwood groves, but none have integrated them so naturally with botanical wonders from across the...More
Beautiful landscape; great for photos and learning about plant life from all over the world. It's like a hiking trail with markers to give distinctions to the various plants. It was a very nice experience.
beautiful garden can we visited year-round as there are many sections reflecting different parts of California including cactus garden. But I like it in the spring when all the rhododendron and azalea are blooming around the creek. This is in
a hilly environment with a...More
As others have said this is a very large and well maintained botanical garden. What I like the most about it is that it is not super busy all the time and you have the opportunity to lose yourself in a corner of the garden...More
If you're lucky your schedule will align with the summer concert series in the garden's redwood grove. I hope it does because that's a magical evening that you'll remember for a long time!
But regardless save enough time to really savor all the different areas...More
Located in the hills above the University of California Berkeley campus, this botanical garden is bursting at the seems with exotic species, all carefully labeled. Students specializing in botany will have a great time here. Non-specialists will enjoy the various climates that are simulated in...More