Tuesday, April 2, 2013

California State University Northridge Botanic Garden


California State University Northridge Botanic Garden, located in Northridge, California, was opened in 1959.  It covers 1.5 acres and has a greenhouse and a collection of about 1200 plant species from regions all over the world.

California State University students use it for class assignments and research projects.  It is however, open to the public.  Visitors will see cacti, tropical plants, herbs, and a variety of butterflies and birds.



The garden is open year round, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM.  Admission is free.

17 comments:

  1. It is so nice that admission is free, Sherry. Lovely place...small or not. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  2. Great idea for the A to Z...I'm going to learn about a lot of gorgeous gardens.
    Fellow A to Z-er, Jagoda from http://www.conflicttango.com

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  3. Never gone there, but been to Northridge many times. It looks really pretty.

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  4. Looking for your email address?

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    1. I responded on your site. Hopefully you got it!

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  5. Looks lovely! Sorry I never knew it was there when I lived out that way.

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    1. It's funny how many little treasures can be where you live, and you don't even know it!

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  6. Great for students studying botany and horticulture, I'm sure.

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  7. Wow! A blog about gardens. Just what I was looking for. Stopped by via the A to Z challenge. Good Luck.

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