Summer Series: The Desert Garden

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The Huntington Botanical Gardens Summer Series

The Desert Garden

This Summer Series explores some of my favorites gardens. Today let’s discover the Desert Garden.

The 10 acre Desert Garden was created in 1907-1908. With more than 2,000 species, it is one of the largest and oldest succulents, desert plants, and cacti gardens in the world.

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Summer Series: The Rose Garden

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The Huntington Botanical Gardens Summer Series

The Rose Garden

This Summer Series explores some of my favorites gardens. Today let’s discover the Rose Garden.

The 3 acres Rose Garden was created in 1908 to provide floral arrangements to the Huntington home.

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Summer Series: the Japanese Garden

The Huntington Botanical Gardens Summer Series

The Japanese Garden

The Tea House and Pagodas

The 9-acre Japanese Garden was created in 1912. At this time, some World fairs – like Philadelphia’s Fair in 1876 and Chicago’s Fair in 1893 – sold the Asia culture to the West. It became fashionable to have a Japanese Garden.

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