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Harris Garden, Reading

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The Harris Garden is a botanical garden of the University of Reading, situated about from the centre of the English town of Reading. It was established in 1972 and expanded into its current form in 1988. It is named after Professor Tom Harris, a distinguished palaeobotanist and keen gardener. Friends of the Harris Garden is an organisation set up with the aim of supporting the Garden.
The garden is situated on the Whiteknights Park campus of the university, but is separate from the rest of the parkland campus. It is accessed from the rest of the campus by an entrance behind the Harborne and Philip Lyle Buildings of the School of Biological Sciences.
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  • Spring time is so lovely in these gardens, the cherry blossom is stunning and the Japanese maples also worth going to see.  more »
  • Just park in the pay & display and walk through the campus to this beautiful garden. Laid out with a mixture of well cared for arrangements to nature at its best. With a small stream that all 'kids' w...  more »
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  • Lovely place for a stroll. Beautiful flowers in season. Nice for a picnic as well.
  • Nice peaceful garden, recommended a visit
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