Posts Tagged ‘garden’

Portland Japanese Garden

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What’s to Love: My wife and I visited the Japanese Garden when we first moved to Portland around 1999-2000. It was nice…pleasant for sure. Fast forward to 2017 with a new 33.5 million “Cultural Crossing Expansion,” and Portland has a new can’t miss destination for the whole family!

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The Oregon Garden

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The Oregon GardenWhat’s to Love:  The Oregon Garden is full of surprises, especially during the month of October when they host “Family Harvest Days” every Saturday from 1PM to 4PM.  We went with every intention of visiting the Harvest stops, but we were quickly sidetracked by the tram tour and our own kids’ wanderlust through the well organized and meticulously maintained gardens.

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Leach Botanical Gardens

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What’s to Love:  Leach Botanical Garden’s mission “…is to maintain and enhance living collections of plants for the purpose of education, research and conservation and to preserve the legacy of the Gardens founders, John and Lilla Leach. The Garden is committed to providing positive experiences to the diverse community upon which it relies for support” (source). 

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