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    “California Gardens North” is an easy-to-use mobile travel-guide app to exploring the finest publicly-accessible gardens from Monterey north to Humboldt County and east to the Sierra foothills.

    Why this App?

    Botanical gardens, college and corporate campuses, nurseries, private estates, public parks, resorts, wineries, and more showcase an extraordinary variety of plants that flourish across climate zones from the cool foggy coast to the Central Valley's blazing heat.

    With descriptions of over 200 gardens illustrated with more than 1600 photos of plants, landscapes, structures, and sculpture in styles from Alpine to Zen, this app will help you to explore the places that best meet your horticultural interests and travel plans.

    The app allows you to select from 25 garden styles (Asian, Botanical, Cottage, Rose, Winery, etc.) and sort them by 16 areas of the state. Each location includes a concise description, photos, interactive location maps, fees (most of them are free), opening hours, and links to related websites.

    What’s Inside?
    • Concise descriptions of over 200 gardens.
    • Select from 25 garden styles (Asian, Cottage, Rose, Wineries, etc.)
    • Sort them by 16 geographical areas.
    • More than 1,600 photos.
    • Opening hours & prices (most are free).
    • Websites and phone numbers.
    • Interactive location maps.

    ★ About the Author ★

    David Laws is a garden and travel writer/photographer based on the Monterey Peninsula. His articles on western garden and travel topics have been published in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, San Jose Mercury News, The Oregonian, and other publications.

    Based on his "Gardens by the Bay" illustrated souvenir and guide book published in 2006, "California Gardens North" is the second app authored by David and published by Sutro Media. "Silicon Valley Roots & Shoots", a guide to high-tech heritage sites, was released in 2010.

    ★ About Sutro Media ★

    This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!

    If you have any problems, comments, or suggestions for improvement, we'd love to hear from you -

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