the Rose Garden

If you’re a San Diego local, then I’m hoping that you already know about one of Balboa Park’s best kept secrets.  And if you don’t know, then let me clue you in. . .the Rose Garden.  Just off of the main drag of Balboa Park is the cutest little (actually not that little) Rose Garden.  And right now it is in full bloom.

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Sitting right next to the Cactus Garden, the Rose Garden is the perfect place to walk, wander, plan a picnic or just enjoy some sunshine.  There are endless rows of beautifully colored roses, and plenty of benches to sit and take it all in.

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It’s definitely a favorite spot for me and the Mr. to swing by when we are on a walk through the park.  The whole garden is perfumed with fresh roses, and we seem to notice a new or different variety of rose each time we visit.  And honestly, it has been a nice welcome back to San Diego for me after all of my adventures in Italy.

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It always feels relaxing to come here, and sort of like you hit the reset button on your day.  Maybe a little bit of nature’s aromatherapy at work?

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And just in time for our holiday weekend here, which will be absolutely bursting with beautiful weather – make sure that you grab a friend, loved one or a good book – go out for a walk, soak in the sunshine, and stop and smell the roses.

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2 Replies to “the Rose Garden”

  1. I have visited the rose garden in Balboa Park – – it is truly special. You captured it’s beauty with your lens very nicely. Thanks for sharing ….

    1. Thank you so much James!

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