Pruned to Perfection and all set for Spring

This pruned garden is not just any rose garden. It was only a few years ago that this rose garden in San Jose was under AARS* probation. In 2007, however it was revived and two years later this rose garden became the coveted “America’s Best Rose Garden.” The recognition also … Read>>

A garden of sculptures in San Francisco

Did you know: There’s a Sculpture Garden in San Francisco’s De Young Museum ? If you haven’t visited, yet, De Young Museum is situated in Golden Gate Park not very far from the Japanese Tea Garden. And it is right opposite California Academy of Science.  Here are pictures of a … Read>>

Residents of Oakland Zoo

Planning a trip to Oakland Zoo? Or would you like to visit but don’t think you can? Here is a sneak peek at the Animals of Oakland Zoo, in Oakland, California. Emerald Tree Boa seen at the Oakland Zoo’s Reptile and Amphibian house inside the ‘Wayne & Gladys Valley Children’s zoo.’ … Read>>

Oakland’s own little Africa

                      Oakland, CA has a little piece of Africa just off highway 580. If Oakland is closer to where you live, than Africa is, you might as well visit Oakland Zoo to experience a bit of the continent, in the … Read>>