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Let Maryland Pride Bloom! 5 Local Gardens

Eva Niessner

Let Maryland Pride Bloom! 5 Local Gardens

Spring is here, and what better way is there to celebrate the return of warm weather and natural beauty than to visit a local garden? Maryland is full of beautiful flower gardens and arboretums -- and if you're looking for a place to relax and enjoy yourself, you can't go wrong with these locations.

 

Cylburn Arboretum 

There's a gorgeous place full of trees and plants right in the middle of Baltimore City! This urban oasis features trails, gardens, a striking mansion, and of course, plenty of trees. Designed for walking and browsing, this location is filled with a huge variety of flowers, too. And if you want to learn more about the natural world here in Maryland, check out their lectures and tours!

 

William Paca Garden

Annapolis is home to these gardens, which are located at the historic Paca House. If you're interested in learning more about the history of the state's capital, this is the perfect spot for you! Of course, you may just want to take in the elegant,old-fashioned beauty of blooms and shrubs at your next event -- this spot can be rented for weddings and more! 

 

Brighton Dam Azalea Garden

Looking for something to do around Mother's Day? Treat mom to something special and take her to see the gorgeous azaleas bloom at Brighton Dam, located in Montgomery County. They'll be in their fullest and most beautiful form around Mother's Day weekend. Enjoy your time right on the waterfront with the whole family!

 

Rawlings Conservatory

Explore the beauty of Baltimore's greenhouses! This Druid Hill spot is home to a huge variety of plants from all over the world, including exotic orchids and Mediterranean trees. This is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature indoors and out. You can rent this gorgeous place for your events, too. 

 

Adkins Arboretum

Head to Ridgely, and you'll have a whole day's worth of fun activities to choose from! From the goats to the wetland boardwalk to the meadows that are perfect for birdwatchers, this beautiful destination has something for everyone. As long as you keep your dog on a leash, you can even bring your furry friend to enjoy the natural beauty, too. 

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