Mother's Day: 10 garden spots to take Mom
Marybeth Bond, an avid gardener, a National Geographic author and founder of GutstyTraveler, suggests taking your mom to a public garden this Mother's Day. Think of it this way: What better metaphor for the person who nurtured you into full bloom? "Together you will make memories that will keep giving long after the flowers fade," Bond said. "If you can't spend the day with Mom, consider buying her tickets to a nearby garden for a summer concert." Here are some of Bond's suggestions for excursions, both close to home and farther afield.