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Big Blend Radio: Sherman Library & Gardens, and Cafe Jardin

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Join hosts Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Garden Gossip show focusing on Sherman Library & Gardens, and Cafe Jardin.

Hear about this historic, horticultural and culinary retreat hidden away on 2.2 acres in Corona del Mar with the entrance off Pacific Coast Highway, in Southern California. The garden collections span the globe ranging from plant life of the desert regions to exotic vegetation of tropical climates. The Library’s collections document the development of the region through books, archival collections, photographs, maps, aerial photographs and newspapers. It’s also houses a collection of California impressionist art, including works by William Wendt, Edgar Payne, Clarence Hinkle and Anita Hills. One of the finest attractions in the Sherman Gardens is Café Jardin, set right in the middle of all the flowers, winding brick walkways and fountains. The cuisine at Café Jardin can be called French meets Coastal Cuisine.

Featured guests are travel writer Linda Kissam ‘Food, Wine & Shopping Diva’, Garden Director Scott LaFleur, and award-winning Chef Pascal Olhats.  Read Linda’s article on BlendRadioandTV.com. Featured music is ‘Diva Linda Bossa’ by guitarist Micha Schellhaas.