Botanical Garden

Queen of the Andes flower nears bloom at the U.C. Berkeley Botanical Gardens (U.C. Berkeley)

Flower Fans Expected To Flock To Berkeley For Once-A-Century Bloom

U.C. Berkeley will likely be bustling with botanists in the coming days as flower watchers await an extremely rare bloom of up to 30,000 flowers from a plant known as the Queen of the Andes.


A view inside the SOL Grotto exhibit at the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens. (UC Berkeley)

Bay Area Artists Create Display From Discarded Solyndra Solar Tubes

A pair of Bay Area artists have found use for some of the millions of unused glass tubes from bankrupt Fremont solar power firm Solyndra.



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