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The Cambridge University Botanic Gardens welcome everyone (for a very reasonable entrance fee) with a combination of a beautiful english garden, a little (not too hardcore) education, and a wealth of fascinating trees. Highly recommended.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden, 2

Here are a few favourites from a recent visit.

A little education…

for grown-ups

for grown-ups

...and for the younger generation.

…and for the younger generation.

and for the more nerdy?

and for the more nerdy?

Plus of course, beautiful vistas

city centre tranquillity

city centre tranquillity

and wonderful specimen trees

miniature pine

miniature pine

More to follow another day…

It’s hard to believe that a year has slipped by since Quixotree first found inspiration in the Cedar Groves of Bsharry, visiting the CEDARS OF GOD and the GLORY OF LEBANON

https://quixotree.wordpress.com/2012/06/17/the-cedars-of-god/

https://quixotree.wordpress.com/2012/06/16/the-glory-of-lebanon/

The Glory of Lebanon - used and abused since Sumerian times

The Glory of Lebanon – used and abused since Sumerian times

Here below is my favourite image from the first 12 months (ironically, not a picture of a tree) to sustain me – and I hope entertain you – until I can return to a green place in a few weeks from now.

as busy insects hover,

as busy insects hover,

… in the glorious dappled greenery of a Slovenian meadow beside a woodland…