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Wilderness Gardens~

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Thank you Cindy! It looks like the land out there is just glowing with life from finally getting a bit of rain. I hope it continues!

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The Holler is surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine, reserved-riparian backcountry habitat. One such nearby preserve is the 737 acre Wilderness Gardens that we visit often for hiking and picnicking.
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The area was home to Luiseno Indians for thousands of years and grinding stones can be found with a careful eye. Today the preserve is located between the present day Pala and Pauma Indian Reservations.
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Settlers moved into the area in the 1800’s, and a grist mill was built in 1881.
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In the 1950’s, the publisher of the Los Angeles Daily News bought the property and filled it with flowers and gardens, including 1000 Camellia trees, his wife’s favorite flower.
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The ponds were created by damming the creek to provide irrigation for his gardens.
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The preserve has returned mostly to it’s natural state, but the ponds remain and are filled with beautiful, nesting, aquatic birds…

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Author: ohnwentsya

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2 thoughts on “Wilderness Gardens~

  1. Hugz and gratitude always! The rain is coming and it’s COLD!!! Yay!

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