Kurimoto Japanese Garden.
Patrick Seymour Alpine Garden.
This garden was named after the Devonian’s former director, Patrick Seymour. He oversaw the development of the Devonian for 25 years (1971-1996). It was Seymour’s direction and influence that created much of the gardens you see here today.
Breathtaking is the only way to describe one of the largest alpine gardens in North America, displayed across five acres. Alpines are plants that grow about the treeline of the mountains and this garden is filled with these unique and intriguing plants. Early spring is a wonderful time to explore this garden as many of these plants flower early. Don’t miss Connie’s Secret Garden at the north end of the Alpine Garden.
Created in the kaiyou or strolling garden style the Kurimoto Japanese Garden is one of the few Japanese gardens established in northern latitudes. Using authentic design, gardeners incorporated