Armchair photo tours: A summer stroll in the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden in Portland

Photos by Cheryl Landes I discovered the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden in in the Eastmoreland neighborhood near Reed College in Portland, Oregon, a year ago when local station KOIN-TV featured it on the evening news. It was past rhododendron and azalea blooming season, but I decided to visit the garden anyway out of curiosity. Even … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: A summer stroll in the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden in Portland

Armchair photo tours: Hendricks Park Rhododendron Garden in Eugene

Photos by Cheryl Landes Hendricks Park, Eugene's oldest park, is a beautiful retreat at the northern end of the 12-mile Ridgeline Trail near the heart of the city and the University of Oregon campus. This 80-acre forest of Douglas fir trees contains world-renowned rhodendron and native plant gardens. Trails wind through the gardens, attracting walkers … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Hendricks Park Rhododendron Garden in Eugene