The Cleveland Botanical Garden

The glasshouse rainforest  was founded in 1930 as The Garden Center of Greater Cleveland, now called The Cleveland Botanical Garden are a must see while visiting or living in Cleveland.At least two to three times a year I visit the Botanical Garden to see whats new and exciting. Its alsoone of my escapes, when I need a getaway.  The gardens are beautiful and peaceful. There is something different here every time I visit.With a wide variety of educational opportunities for all ages and hands on learning will make your visit fun and interesting.With over 20 different gardens with radiant blooms in every color imaginable, and the many variation of plants and trees.You will be amazed if you are an experienced gardner of just someone who loves the look of flowers.It’s so much natural beauty, the Rose and Japanese gardens are my favorite. There are also many beautiful fountains and ponds giving that relaxing and soothing sounds of water throughout the gardens. With so many sights, sounds and smells, your senses will be in overload.I love me some art and it always a nice surprise to see what sculptures are hiding in the midst of the gardens. Bringing the kids are always a good idea, but this summer they added the Nature Connects: A Lego Brick Experience.Where the sculptures depicting plants and animals were made with over 500,000 legos, and some weighing over 500 lbs. The sculptures are beautiful and visitors of all ages would appreciate the time and hard work that was put into each piece.Throughout the rainforest you can catch some form of wildlife crawling and flying around. Ranging from beautiful butterflies, tortoise, reptiles and creepy crawlers. I always enjoy myself here at The Cleveland Botanical Gardens, and I’m sure will to. For more info on visiting hours and special events click (here)

Until Next Time,


Dinner With The Arts



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During my last visit at The Cleveland Museum of Art, I found out that you can have a nice sit down dinner. What a delightful surprise. Two of my favorite things to do eat and view art. You have two choices for your dining pleasures; for fine dining you have The Provenance, serving salmon, venison rack to pan roasted ohio trout. There is a bar too “Happy Hour” Wednesday the museum is open late, so that would be the best day to go. If you want to have a quick meal that is just as good try The Provence Cafe,