Tag Archives: Gardens

Chico Pt. 1 – National Forest Arboretum and Seed Orchard

Sorry no Washington state yet, I saw my pics from a trip to Chico were next in line. However, this gem of a city in the north sacramento valley is an excellent place or a day trip or a weekend … Continue reading

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National Heirloom Expo Part 2

On to the second installment! There was a giant hangar with rows upon rows of different varieties of heirloom melons, gourds, squashes and more I mean really, 20 different kinds of watermelon? And how many squash? I love those little … Continue reading

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National Heirloom Expo Part 1

Well, my expectations of more frequent posting has been thoroughly dashed with an active spring. I highly recommend you travel to Santa Rosa California for the annual Heirloom Expo at the fairgrounds September 11-13. This event is a must for … Continue reading

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Historic Murphys and a Botanical Garden

Happy New Year! To start off, let’s head up into the foothills to the small town of Murphys, the Queen of the Sierra. It is located right off Highway 4, east of Stockton. We started at Ironstone Vineyards, a large … Continue reading

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