Archive for February, 2009

Magnolias

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

 
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Maggie McDowell next to magnolia in bloom at San Francisco Botanical GardenMagnolias are thought to be one of the earliest flowering plants. San Francisco Botanical Garden docent Maggie McDowell shares her knowledge of these beautiful and ancient plants.

Camellias

Monday, February 9th, 2009

 
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Camellia in bloom (Jan 09) at the San Francisco Botanical GardenDid you know that many of the teas we drink come from camellias? Find out more about this plant from Barbara Tuffli, past president of the American Camellia Society and current volunteer in the San Francisco Botanical Garden.

Downloadable Map of San Francisco Botanical Garden (the camellia collection can be found in section #24)