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Brookside Gardens  brookside gardens

A wonderful public garden in Wheaton, Maryland just north of Washington, DC.  Part of the Montgomery County Parks, this free garden has a visitor center with gift shop and reference library, many types of gardens, and  two conservatories. Find out more on their website.  (photos taken August 2010).

entrance drive rotary planting

children's garden path

same path, opposite direction

gardener's shed in children's garden


dry plants in conservatory

pond in conservatory

pond and gazebo

ornamental sweet potatoes, corn

raised beds

ornamental sweet potatoes

formal gardens, water features, tropicals

elephant ears (taro), burgundy ornamental rice

arch framing view


ornamental foliage plants

memory patio, lawn

Japanese style garden

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