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  Garden Pages:  AK-CA, CA-CT, DC-FL, FL-GA, GA-IL, IN-KS-KY, LA, MA MD-ME-MI, MO-NV, NYOH-TX, VA-ZZ  
  Alaska
Anchorage
Alaska Botanical Garden
PO Box 202202
Anchorage AK 99520
Phone 907 770-3692
Web Site http://www.alaskabg.org/
E-mail mailto:garden@alaskabg.org
Description 110 acres, 11 under development, information kiosk, perennial demonstration gardens, wildflower trail, herb & rock gardens, nature trail
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
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Alabama
Birmingham
Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens
331 Cotton Ave SW
Birmingham AL 35211
Phone 205 780-5656
Web Site www.ci.bham.al.us/arlington
Description 1842 Plantation House, period furnishings, local memorabilia
Building Type Plantation
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Nature of Group or Site Municipal
Era 1842
Owner/Operator: Alabama State Fair Authority

 

  Alabama
Birmingham
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
2612 Lane Park Road
Birmingham AL 35223
Phone 205 414-3900
Web Site www.bbgardens.org
Description
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
Research or Reading Library
 

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Alabama
Dothan
Dothan Area Botanical Gardens
5130 Headland Avenue
Dothan AL 36301
Phone 334 793-3224
Web Site http://www.dabg.com/
E-mail mailto:dabg@ala.net
Description 50 acre garden founded in 1990
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical

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  Alabama
Huntsville
Huntsville Botanical Garden
4747 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville AL
Phone 256 830-4447
Web Site www.hsvbg.org
Description 110 acres of paths & meadows, aquatic garden, butterfly house
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
  Alabama
Theodore
Bellingrath Gardens & Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road
Theodore AL 36582
Phone 334 973-2217
Web Site www.bellingrath.org
E-mail bellingrath@juno.com
Description 65 acres with house, bayou boardwalk, Southern Belle river cruise
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
Collection A-F Furniture
Collection N-Z Porcelain
Era 19th
  Alabama
Wetumpka
Jasmine Hill Gardens
3001 Jasmine Hill Road
Wetumpka AL 36093
Phone 334 567-6463
Web Site www.jasminehill.org
Description
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Collection N-Z Sculpture
 
  Arkansas
Bentonville
Peel House Museum & Historic Gardens
400 South Walton Boulevard
Bentonville AR 72712
Phone 501 273-9664
Web Site http://www.peelmansion.org/
E-mail mailto:flower@arkmola.net
Description Italianate mansion home of first native Arkansan to serve in Congress
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Era 1875
 
  Arizona
Bisbee
Arizona Cactus & Succulent Center
8 South Cactus Lane
Bisbee AZ 85603
Phone 520 432-7040
Web Site http://www.arizonacactus.com/
E-mail azcactus@starbamd.net
Description 800 varieties of high desert plants, 2000 volumes of material on cactus
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
Research or Reading Library
 
  Arizona
Glendale
Historic Sahuaro Ranch
9802 North 59th Avenue
Glendale AZ 85302
Phone 623 939-5782
Web Site http://www.sahuaroranch.org/
Alt Web http://tour.glendaleaz.com/sahuaroranch.html
Description 17 acre site at center of original ranch -7 original buildings including: Main house museum; 1891 Fruit Packing Shed, now a gallery; Rose Garden
Building Type Ranch/Pueblo
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Era 1895
Owner/Operator: Glendale Historical Society
 
  Arizona
Phoenix
Desert Botanical Garden
1201 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix AZ 85008
Phone 480 941-1225
Web Site http://www.dbg.org/
Description collection of desert plants includes more than half the cactus, century plant  & aloe species in the world, night tours, water & energy conservation
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Last changed: 02/20/2003
 
 

  AZ

  Tucson

  Tucson Botanical Gardens

  2150 N Alvernon Way

  Tucson  AZ    85712    

  Phone 520 326-9686

  Web Site www.tucsonbotanical.org

  Description  Historical, herb, cactus * succulent, xeriscape, butterfly, Native

                    American Crop, wildflower gardens & more

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

  New or Updated:  11/7/2006

 

  AZ

  Tucson

  Tohono Chul Park

  7366 N Paseo del Norte

  Tucson  AZ   85704    

  Phone 520 797-1228

  Web Site www.tohonochulpark.org

  Description  nature, art & culture - gardens wirh gallery & exhibits in restored adobe

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Gardens

  Building Type Adobe

  Collection A-F  Baskets

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  9/25/2006

 
 

  CA

  Alameda

  Meyers House & Garden

  2021 Alameda Ave

  Alameda CA   94501    

  Phone 510 521-1247

  Alt Phone  510 521-1233

  Web Site http://www.alamedamuseum.org/meyers.html

  E-mail  mailto:meyershouse@netscape.net

  Description  limited hours, built by local architect

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Era 1897

  Owner/Operator:  Alameda Museum

  New or Updated:  10/28/2006


California
Arcadia
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
301 North Baldwin Avenue
Arcadia CA 91007
Phone 626 821-3222
Web Site http://www.arboretum.org/
Description 127 acres, Queen Anne Cottage, Australian, African
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Gardens
Field of Study/Science Facility Botanic
New or Updated: 04/29/2003
 
  California
Banning
Malki Museum
11-795 Fields Road
Banning CA 92220
Phone
909 849-3549
Web Site
http://www.malkimuseum.org/
Description
 museum on Morongo Reservation w/focus on San Gorgonio Pass but collects & displays varied Southern CA Indian tribes
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 03/26/2003
 
  California
Carmel
Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation
26304 Ocean View Avenue
Carmel CA 93923
Phone 831 624-1813
Fax 831 624-3696
Web Site http://www.torhouse.org/
E-mail mailto:thf@torhouse.org
Description stone cottage home and Hawk Tower built by poet Robinson Jeffers
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
 
  California
Encinitas
Quail Botanical Gardens
230 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas CA 92024
Phone 760 436-3036
Web Site http://www.qbgardens.com/
Description 24 gardens, desert climates, tropical, subtropical, Mediterranean, demonstration gardens
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
 
  California
Ferndale
Fern Cottage
2121 Centerville Road
PO Box 36
Ferndale CA 95536
Phone
707 786-4835
Web Site *****
Description Cattle ranching farm house with gardens -- by appointment
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Gardens
Building Type Farm
Era 1866
New or Updated: 04/02/2003

California
Fresno
Duncan Water Gardens
6901 East McKenzie Avenue
Fresno CA 93727
Phone 559 252-1657
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.fresnoweb.com/visitorsguide/duncanwater.html
Description Japanese styled garden on grounds of private home, grounds open for public weekends or by appointment
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
New or Updated: 04/08/2003

California
Fullerton
CSU Fullerton Arboretum
1900 Associated Road
Fullerton CA 92831
Phone 714 278-4791
Web Site http://arboretum.fullerton.edu/
Description arboretum and 1894 house of Dr George Clark on Giman Ranch, site of first CA Valencia orange grove
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Field of Study/Science Facility Arboretum
New or Updated: 04/08/2003

  CA
 
Indio
 
Coachella Valley Museum & Cultural Center
 
82-616 Miles Avenue
 
MAIL:  POP Box 595
 
Indio  CA  92201  
 
Phone  760 342-6651
 
Web Site  http://www.coachellavalleymuseum.org/
 
Description  local memorabilia in 1925 adobe house, 3 gardens on site
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Building Type  Adobe
 
New or Updated:  08/20/2003

 
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