Morcom Rose Garden Featured in New York Times as Oakland Attraction

Neighboring Berkeley’s rose garden is better known, but maybe that’s because lovers of Oakland’s Morcom Rose Garden want to keep it their little secret. The roses — an elaborate mix that includes a dark-red Taboo variety and the flamboyantly orange Las Vegas — reach their fragrant and colorful peak around the middle of May, but Morcom is a quiet urban oasis all year long. Find a spot on one of the garden’s benches or a patch of grass next to the reflecting pool and enjoy the tranquility.

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