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Botanic Gardens at TC Commons

We discovered a real gem at TC Commons last weekend, the Botanic Gardens.  We stopped at the visitor center and were offered a free guided tour.  So glad we did it.  Not only did we see the grounds, but inside the two large barns on the property.  The first barn was being set up for a wedding reception the next day.  The second barn has […]

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Meijer’s Gardens – Children’s Garden

There is one garden at Meijer’s Gardens that is for the kids.  Yes, there were a lot of kids there, but it was fun for adults, too.     One area is meant to get kids to explore their five senses. Hearing   Smelling   Touching   Seeing   and Tasting   The Human Sundial   This water feature is a map of the Great […]

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Meijer Gardens – Japanese Garden

The Japanese Garden is one of the new features since we had last been to Meijer Gardens.  The garden was designed by Hoichi Kurisu and the firm Kurisu International and was opened to the public in the spring of 2015. As per the custom of Japanese gardens, visitors are invited to wash their hands before entering.   There are a number of large pieces of granite […]

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