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Shangri La Botanical Gardens

 

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Shangri La Botanical Gardens was the brainchild of Mr Stark who took the concept of Shangri La from the book Lost Horizon published in 1933 and transformed it into a reality of beautiful gardens and a place of peace and tranquility.  This lovely place is located at 2111 West Park Avenue in Orange, TX.

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This beautiful glass canopy with vines/plants growing on it is flanked on either side with green houses you can tour.  They had orchids, mums and other plants.

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I just love different shades of purple in these flowers that were inside one of the green houses.

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Who says pond scum can't be pretty?

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This is a little blurry, but I think you get the general idea how beautiful this bearded iris is.

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They were also having a scare crow decorating contest.  This green sequined gown really caught my eye.  It was my second favorite scare crow.

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The Vincent van Scare Crow will probably win, they even painted their own "Starry Night" on a real canvas.

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There was lots of seating under this huge roof supported by large logs.

What a great place.  For more information go to: http://www.shangrilagardens.org/

Only about two hours from Houston, it makes a great get away for a Saturday.

Call me when you are ready to build, buy or sell in the Houston/Tomball area, I'd love to assist you.  Thanks, Liz Flint, Century 21 Hardee-Team Realty, Houston & Tomball, TX  832-816-8066, sales_by_liz@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

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Century 21 Hardee-Team Realty
30310 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX  77375
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Comment balloon 1 commentLiz Flint • October 26 2009 12:53PM
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