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Gardens by the Bay

Exploring Public Gardens of the Greater  Bay Area

"A beautiful quick-take to the gardens of the Bay Area. 
A clever and useful resource for residents and tourists alike. Highly recommended?

Katherine Grace Endicott,
Garden Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle

Gardens by the Bay: Exploring Public Gardens of the Greater Bay Area describes and illustrates the landscape and botanical features of over 150 publicly-accessible gardens from arboretums, botanical parks, and college campuses to hotels, nurseries, and wineries between Monterey and Mendocino Counties. Following are examples of some of the places featured in this pictorial souvenir and guide to the great diversity of garden styles that thrive in the temperate Mediterranean climate of the region.

Arboretum at the University of California, Santa Cruz

Cherry allee at the Gamble Garden, Palo Alto

Peju Province Winery, Rutherford

Japanese Garden, Hayward

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About the Author

Travel writer/photographer David A. Laws has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 30 years. His articles have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, San Jose Mercury News, the Oregonian, and other regional publications.

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Gardens by the Bay: Exploring Public Gardens of the Greater Bay Area

Price: $9.95 - TITLE SOLD OUT

Publisher: Windy Hill Publications (ISBN#: 0-9723874-4-7)
157 gardens described with 114 color photos
6" x 9", Saddlestich binding, printed on high quality, heavy gloss paper

The inspiration for this guide came from the following articles written by the author and published in the San Jose Mercury News and Contra Costa Times in 2000 and 2001. Click on the links below to read the articles:
Mediterranean Gardens Around the Bay
?  Bay Area Nursery Display Gardens
Rose Gardens of the Bay Area
Chinese and Japanese Gardens of the Bay Area

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