Big Rock Garden Bellingham is one of the many things to love about Washington. The charming coastal city offers all kinds of amenities, and it’s surrounded by wild, natural spaces. This 2.5-acre park is the perfect place for a little escape — a hidden oasis in Bellingham, nestled on a hill above Lake Whatcom. In a setting like this; what could be lovelier? Let’s take a closer look at one of the best gardens near me.

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Big Rock Garden Bellingham offers more information on the web page. Have you ever been to this interesting space? If so, please share your experience in the comments below. If you’re interested in transforming your garden into a beautiful space, read the book “Small Space Garden Ideas.”

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Best Gardens In Washington State

What are some of the best gardens in Washington State?

  • Bloedel Reserve (Bainbridge Island): This 140-acre wonder of nature was created from the imaginations of Prentice and Virginia Bloedel. The rugged geography was transformed into a series of artistically curated gardens with structural features. Walk the 2-mile loop of bark and gravel trails and paved roads to admire nature at its finest.
  • Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (Federal Way): For those seeking diversity in gardening, this 22-acre woodland property has it while offering the world's largest collection of Rhododendron species. You'll also find a forest of hemlock, Douglas fir, Himalayan blue poppies, Camellias, Magnolias, and lovely Japanese maples. Take advantage of every season as it is open year-round.
  • Ohme Gardens (Sunnyslope): For more than 90 years, this seasonal garden has offered inspirational and outdoor spaces to the public. Attend some of the events, such as Comedy in the Garden and Movies in the Garden.
  • Meerkerk Gardens (Greenbank): You can take a guided walk through the 10-acre display gardens on Saturdays, reserve a group tour, or walk on your own. The main display garden showcases abundant perennials that attract pretty butterflies.

 

Where are some of the best state parks in Washington State?

  • Rockport State Park (Rockport): The 632-acre oasis at the foot of Sauk Mountain offers an old-growth forest with hundred-year-old trees that make up most of the park.
  • Leadbetter Point State Park (Ocean Park): This rich, forested habitat showcases the beauty of Washington’s coast and inland forest where birds are abundant.