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This photo is of some of the trees at Kubota Garden in Seattle, Washington. It was taken on July 7, 2007. Kubota Garden is a public garden that is now owned by the City of Seattle and maintained by the Department of Parks & Recreation. It was originally created and maintained for many years by Fujitaro Kubota.

This was from the Nursery Plantings section. Their brochure says of the Nursery Plantings "of bamboo, yew, birch, and other plants remain from the nursery days."

I don't know what kind of trees they are, but there were quite a few in the garden. They looked very soft and seemed to have form...to me, the one on the right looks like a gorilla. =)

Kubota Garden
9817 55th Avenue S.
Seattle, Washington 98118

For information about the garden and Fujitaro Kubota, please visit their website: www.kubota.org. The site includes a brief history.

vkm — Last modified Mar 30 2011 7:58 p.m.


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