japanese garden at huntington library Los Angeles

margie15April 23, 2008

Has anyone been to the garden at Huntington library and botanical gardens in Los Angeles? Is it worth the trip?

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Even if the Japanese garden doesn't turn out do it for you there is plenty of other stuff to see there anyway.

    Bookmark   April 23, 2008 at 10:43PM
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margie15

Thank you bboy. I just might drop in there.

    Bookmark   April 27, 2008 at 11:24PM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Check out their web site. This is a major facility offering much more than just gardens.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2008 at 6:44PM
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taralynna(9)

Yes. They just opened the Chinese Garden, which is very nice. I recommend that you enter the J Garden, walk through it (to the left) and when your done follow the path to the Chinese garden. Most of the streams in the J Garden flow from a huge waterfall in the Chinese Garden. I have been a few times and I always guide people through that way. Its also interesting to go from a more subtle J Garden into the more ornate Chinese garden and the walk sort of prepares you.

Enjoy ! Let me know how you liked it.

The Huntington also has lilly ponds in sort of a Jungle setting in another part of the gardens. The place is much larger than you think so I would go see the gardens you really want to see first and then if your not beat up go see the rest.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2008 at 11:59PM
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botann(z8 SEof Seattle)

It's a wonderful garden. I spent a full day there a few years ago and could have spent a week. The succulent and cacti garden was the most striking. I would recommend it to anyone, plant nut or not.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2008 at 12:34AM
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