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Filoli = “FIght for a just cause; LOve your fellow man; LIve a good life.”

As we drove onto the former property of successful gold miners Mr. and Mrs. William Bourn, we knew it was a special place. The silvery foliage of the mature Olea europaea (olive) trees that line the parking lot were our … Continue reading

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The Garden on a Hill: UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Photos by Bryan Thompsonowak. The climate in California is a fascinating subject, as we have experienced firsthand on this trip. Temperatures can fluctuate drastically as you travel from the valley back toward the bay area and, luckily for us, our … Continue reading

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Airlie Gardens

August 24, 2012 – Airlie Gardens, NC (written by Quill Teal-Sullivan, photographs by Wonsoon Park) The final stop on our North American Experience was Airlie Gardens, a lovely display garden nestled amongst fresh water ponds and ancient live oaks at … Continue reading

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Juniper Level Botanical Garden at Plant Delights Nursery

August 23, 2012 – Plants Delights Nursery, NC (written by Dottie Miles, photographs by Quill Teal-Sullivan) Hidden within a hedge of ‘Nellie Stevens’ holly and other “spiny” plant material, Plant Delights Nursery at Juniper Level Botanic Gardens is an eclectic … Continue reading

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North Carolina Botanical Garden

August 22, 2012 – North Carolina Botanical Garden, NC (written by Wonsoon Park, photographs by Nate Tschaenn) It was an overcast day with a little bit of drizzle when we were greeted by Johnny Randall and Dan Stern at the … Continue reading

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The JC Raulston Arboretum

August 23, 2012 – The JC Raulston Arboretum, NC (written by Martin Smit, photographs by Sara Levin Stevenson) The JC Raulston Arboretum, one of our own director’s former stomping grounds, was our first stop in Raleigh.  The history of the … Continue reading

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High Point University Arboretum and Gardens

August 21, 2012 – High Point University, NC (written by Robert E. Lyons, photographs by Dottie Miles) High Point University (HPU) is a small liberal arts college not too far from Raleigh and Greensboro, North Carolina.  Although I had never … Continue reading

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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

August 22, 2012 – Sarah P. Duke Gardens, NC (written by Sara Levin Stevenson, photographs by Abby Johnson) The Fellows spent Wednesday morning visiting the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, located on 55 acres in the center of the Duke University … Continue reading

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Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

August 21, 2012 – Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden (written by Abby Johnson, photographs by Martin Smit) A burgeoning jewel on historic Main Street, in Kernersville, North Carolina, engages the eyes of passersby with a bright, bold and outstanding curb … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Infamous “U”

August 15, 2011 – St. Paul Campus, Minnesota University (written by Aubree Pack, photography by James Hearsum) Around here, the University of Minnesota is commonly, as well as affectionately, referred to as “the U.” The Longwood Graduate Program’s current Director, … Continue reading

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