Nature Walks – Morikami Japanese Gardens

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Nature Walk – Morikami Japanese Gardens, October 27, 2017

Clouds were pouring in from the ocean this morning, but the temperature was fine, so I thought I would venture forth to Morikami Gardens, a local Japanese Garden and Museum.  The gardens offer year-round programs, Tea Ceremonies, and tours, but I opted for the singular tour on my own.


The Gardens did sustain some damage from the recent hurricane in September, but on the whole, was looking okay.  Some of the pine trees were a little sparse and other trees looked a bit wind-swept.  There were some broken trees and bamboo, but in the nearly two months post-hurricane, it appears that a lot of work has been done by the garden staff.


Yesterday I watched the 1980 movie version of “Shogun”, which put me in the mood for walking through a Japanese garden.



In the past, I’ve visited Japanese Gardens in…

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