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Seattle, WA

Whether you are seeking a tranquil walk through mossy woods, historical Asian gardens or a botanical extravaganza to inspire your creativity, you will find an abundance of ideas on this adventure

Washington, DC

Step away from the museums and memorials of Washington DC and enjoy a day exploring delightful gardens, as recommended by local, award-winning landscape designer Barbara Katz.

Lower Hudson Valley, NY

Designated as a National Heritage Area, this region, a favorite of award- winning landscape designer and author Jan Johnsen, offers peaceful villages, spectacular views, and a wide range of garden experiences.

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia is known as America’s Garden Capital. Yet local landscape designer and craftsman Jerry Fritz had no hesitation in recommending these three outstanding gardens for an unforgettable day trip.

Los Angeles, CA

Peacocks, plants, and peaceful pathways await you at our first stop, the LA Arboretum and Botanic Garden...

Portland, OR

This trip will take you off the well-trodden path to explore some hidden treasures. Tour design by JJ De Sousa.

San Francisco, CA

Golden Gate Park in San Francisco offers visitors a picturesque setting with lakes, picnic spots, trails, and gardens.

New York, NY

Jan recommends starting your day at the world-famous New York Botanical Garden, accessible by train or subway if you prefer not to drive.

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