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UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

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UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

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200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley, CA 94720-5045
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Jeffrey H wrote a review Jan 2020
Berkeley, California6 contributions
This botanical garden contains species from many location, some exotic. The cactus garden is beautiful. There is a small but very nice spice garden. Then there are the sequoias and other big trees. There is a greenhouse with "living stone" plants.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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williamcI7010HF wrote a review Jan 2020
Springfield, Illinois9 contributions1 helpful vote
My daughter and I went to the Botanical Garden based upon my desire to see some flora in a city of concrete. WOW were we surprised by the variety of plants and layout of the garden. We enjoyed ourselves and had a wonderful time. This is a hidden gem and well worth the time to
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Date of experience: December 2019
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ipeguy wrote a review Nov 2019
Berkeley, California262 contributions61 helpful votes
I have visited this garden many times over the years and it always impresses. When you enter you see a greenhouse with rare and unusual plants. Just beyond on the left is a hill with plants from South Africa. On the right are cacti from Mexico and South America. Further back
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Date of experience: October 2019
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John M wrote a review Oct 2019
Bainbridge Island, WA468 contributions114 helpful votes
The University of California Botanical Garden is a sneaky attraction. The opening sections of native California plants near the entrance is nice, but not enthralling. But walks farther from the entrance build slowly to a strong crescendo -- so many different plants from so many
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Ross A P wrote a review Oct 2019
Fredericksburg, Virginia2,396 contributions193 helpful votes
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As senior's with some hip problems we did not cover the whole garden. The layout was really nice but the map provided was a little difficult to follow. The variety of plants from all over the world provides the viewer with a really nice display of plants we are not familiar
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Date of experience: September 2019
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