This is an Olympic Year with the Summer Games to be played in
On May 10 the Olympic Flame lighting ceremony will take place in
Now in its 84th year,
There is one exception to the early bloom resulting from the warmer-than-usual winter weather. Japanese cherry trees never seem to be affected by winter temperatures and always start blooming in mid-March. When they reach full bloom, visitors sometimes imagine it is snowing as the tissue-thin petals float toward the ground with a light breeze.
In addition to permanent plantings chosen by founders Ben and Mary Fitzpatrick to generate flowers in all seasons, beds of annuals abound featuring many new varieties of familiar plants and other flowers seldom seen in
Once open, the gardens will greet guests on Friday and Saturday from 9 AM until 5 PM and on Sunday from noon until 5 PM through June. Beginning July 7 and continuing through October the gardens will remain open on Saturdays from 9 AM until 5 PM.
Admission is charged, but abundant free parking is available. For additional information and pictures, visit the Jasmine Hill website www.jasminehill.org. A printed walking tour is given to each guest. Handicap ramps are available.
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