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Trip Advisor Brookside Gardens Retreat
Jan 21, 2015 by: NanWisch from WashingtonDC
This is a great spot to enjoy the garden setting at any time of the year since the flowers and foliage are always changing. Great place to go to relax and read a book or take a lunch box.

Trip Advisor Natural
Oct 04, 2014 by: HelenaGuerra from Washington DC, District of Columbia
Since we were in Wheaton for the first time we decided to check the gardens. It was a pleasant surprise, I didn't expect anything so nice and natural. The gardens are really nice and it's a great place to take a walk and relax. we also could check the first fall colors this season.

Trip Advisor Gracious and Glorious Garden
Sep 29, 2014 by: jeffl499 from Alexandria, VA
A wonderful place to relax as your stroll through trees, flowers and bushes that will embrace you fully in this natural retreat. Brookside is glorious with its variety of colors and shapes while it is gracious in its winding paths that guide you through a full array of gardens. While the spring is the most obvious season to visit, the fall still has a bouquet of colors as well as considerable wildlife on display.The Conservatory with its tropical garden is a year-round treat. Construction has shut down the butterfly area until the spring. The parking lot overflows on weekends so you have to park on the road and walk to the entrance.

Trip Advisor Hidden Gem
Sep 13, 2014 by: TrueFeedback1 from Washington DC, District of Columbia
This is the hidden gem in Wheaton. I visited in the spring, and it was absolutely stunning. Unfortunately, you cannot bring your dogs (my children) to this section of the park, but it's still a great place.

Trip Advisor A Garden for All Seasons
Sep 01, 2014 by: MagicalTravels from Maryland
I have visited Brookside Gardens many times. I find it especially lovely in the spring when everything is blooming and in the fall when the leaves are turning colors. I also enjoy seeing the geese, ducks, squirrels, chipmunks, and turtles. Did I mention that it's free?

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