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Lake Merritt Japanese Garden
Name:Lake Merritt Japanese Garden garden photo
Lake Merritt Japanese Garden
Photo: Susan Fitz



 
Alternate Name:Lakeside Park Show Gardens 
Address:666 Bellevue Avenue 
Mailing Address:City of Oakland Lakeside Nursery, Oakland, CA 94610 
City:Oakland 
State:California 
Postal Code:94612 
Country:UNITED STATES 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=37.812328; long=-122.253748
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Weather:current weather 
Phone:+1.415.273.3186 
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Construction Period: -  
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:Mon - Fri 10:00am - 3:00pm; Sat & Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm and Nov - Apr 10:00am - 4:00pm; Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's 
Admission:No charge; parking is $3 on weekends 
Added to JGarden:7/8/2000 
Last Updated:4/3/2001 
JGarden Description:This 8 acre park has a whole range of gardens including herb, Japanese, a community garden, composting area, firescape, fushia, palm, citrus, rhododendron, a greenhouse, cactus, iris

Located in Lakeside Park at Lake Merritt. Lakeside Park is also the home of the Garden Center, Rotary Nature Center and Wildlife Refuge, Boat Rentals Fairyland, etc. 




I had thought there was
but a single chrysanthemum here.
Who could have planted
the other one made, there in the
depths of Osawa pond?

hito moto ga
omoishi kiku wo
osawa no
ike no soko
dare ga uheken

  Kokinshu

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