Friday, 7 September 2012

San Fransisco Gardens open this Weekend

The Eugene De Sabla Tea House and Garden
If you are fortunate enough to be in or near this wonderful city, then this weekend offers an extra-special opportunity to do dome serious garden visiting in San Mateo and Hillsborough.  The organised by the San Mateo Arboretum Society's this weekend's event is the 37th Annual Fall Garden Tour - tickets and more information via this link.

There are six gardens are open to the public, with the highlights being perhaps the San Mateo Arboretum itself and the Eugene J De Sabla, Jr Teahouse and Tea Garden.  The latter is a nationally recognized historic resource listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The garden is one of the only two remaining gardens designed by Makota Hagiwara, who also designed the Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park.

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