Public Gardens Photo Tours forum: Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden---Portland, OR

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Name: Stephanie
Salem, OR (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Garden Ideas: Level 1
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kosk0025
Apr 17, 2013 4:59 PM CST
I visited the gardens today and took these photographs for you. Most of the azaleas were blooming. The rhodies were just starting. The primula were outstanding.

The garden is free on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. $4 for adults other days. Children 12 and under are free every day.

Enjoy!

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Name: Stephanie
Salem, OR (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Garden Ideas: Level 1
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kosk0025
Apr 17, 2013 5:02 PM CST
The view from the entrance:
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Entrance park bench:
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My youngest son and my friend's daughter accompanied me on our walk:
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Name: Stephanie
Salem, OR (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Garden Ideas: Level 1
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kosk0025
Apr 17, 2013 5:13 PM CST
General scenes:

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Name: Stephanie
Salem, OR (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Garden Ideas: Level 1
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kosk0025
Apr 17, 2013 5:16 PM CST
Some close-ups and some pics of the primula:

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Name: Stephanie
Salem, OR (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Garden Ideas: Level 1
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kosk0025
Apr 17, 2013 5:18 PM CST
The rhodies grow tall here---just like trees. Here are some views of their trunks.

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Name: Stephanie
Salem, OR (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Garden Ideas: Level 1
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kosk0025
Apr 17, 2013 5:22 PM CST
More general scenes:

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Name: Stephanie
Salem, OR (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Garden Ideas: Level 1
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kosk0025
Apr 17, 2013 5:22 PM CST
And that concludes my tour. I hope you enjoyed it!
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Name: Deb
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Bonehead
Apr 18, 2013 8:35 AM CST
Beautiful, Kosk. Thanks.
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Anne
Apr 20, 2013 2:20 PM CST
So many gorgeous scenes... Thanks so much for sharing!
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gardengus
May 13, 2013 7:05 AM CST
Smiling
What a nice tour
Thanks
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jmorth
May 27, 2013 4:54 PM CST
Nice place; thanks.
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