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Glassbaby’s Berkeley Glassworks

Nancy has bought a few items from Glassbaby and was interested in getting one as a gift for someone.  Previously we have been to their stores in the Bay Area but this time we went to they works in Berkeley.  … Continue reading

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Lick Observatory

Head southeast from San Jose and the terrain heads sharply up. Mount Hamilton sits ahead of you and, if you want to take the 18 mile trip up the mountain, you will arrive at the Lick Observatory. Operated by the … Continue reading

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Redwood Amphiteater

An enclave away from the main botanic garden is the Redwood Amphitheater. When we arrived, a wedding was underway in this area but, by the time we had finished walking around the main garden, it was open again so we … Continue reading

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Carnivorous Plants

We took a trip to the University of California Botanic Gardens at Berkeley to see what the collection included. I will share a bit more about the place in due course but one early stop was in a glasshouse that … Continue reading

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Fall in Berkeley

The UC Botanic Garden in Berkeley was beginning to show the signs of fall when we visited. Located in the hills above Berkeley, the climate is probably quite different to other areas nearby. In a previous trip to the area, … Continue reading

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