Piedmont is a small city of about 10,000 that is totally surrounded by the much larger city of Oakland.
Close to Piedmont is Joaquin Miller Park, a large open space the Oakland Hills. The park is named after local writer and poet Joaquin Miller, who bought the land at the end of the 19th century.
Tilden Regional Park boasts more than 2,000 acres of botanic gardens, lakes and green areas and is undoubtedly one of the area’s premier natural attractions. The Tilden Park Golf course attracts local players who are drawn here by the course’s lush surrounds.
In downtown Oakland, not far from Piedmont, Lake Merritt has become something of a staple weekend activity for many around the area. A large tidal lagoon, the lake enjoys status as a National Historic Landmark and is a popular place for sailboats, canoes and rowboats.
Throughout the city, from Wildwood Avenue to Highland Avenue, Floom’s Piedmont flower delivery covers every inch of this semi-suburban community.