Memphis Botanic Garden strives to enhance lives by connecting people with nature, increasing awareness and appreciation of our environment. Our 96-acre property includes 28 specialty gardens, which provide an in-depth look into various families of plants, flowers, and trees.
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The botanical garden at the Oklahoma City Zoo will delight and inspire you with opportunities to experience our extensive botanical collection that also serves as an immersive environment for our unique animal habitats. The botanical garden encompasses over 130 acres where exotic animals roam under a canopy of flowering trees, forested groves, and wildflower meadows. Come visit the largest collection of Oklahoma native plants nestled securely within the historic cross timbers ecosystem.
The six acres of demonstration gardens showcase landscape styles and plants adapted to the area's Mediterranean climate with its hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. Stroll through the gardens for sheer pleasure or for inspiration and ideas to use at home. Discover more than twenty gardens, each with a different focus: a native plant garden, waterfall garden, butterfly garden, sensory herb garden and water conservation garden, to name a few. The premier rose garden displays more than 1,000 roses including hybrid teas, floribundas and David Austin roses.
Wellfield Botanic Gardens is a special gathering place for couples, families, friends, or just to be alone. Spiritually it brings people back to nature, it inspires meditation, and accommodates joyful events that last forever as cherished memories. Guests can relax, rejuvenate and reconnect in an expansive garden environment, an outdoor public art gallery and a fresh water setting that captivates and inspires. It's life learning and celebratory legacy is the essential harmony and sustainability that connects nature to humankind.
The University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden
The jewel of the University of Idaho’s lush, landscaped campus is the 63-acre UI Arboretum and Botanical Garden. The Arboretum is open from dawn to dusk year round with free admission. Most of the Arboretum is organized into geographical groupings of Asian, European, Eastern, and Western North American plants, along with a section of display gardens at the south end of the site. The Arboretum’s plant collections include more than 17,000 plants of more than 2,400 different taxa.
The Oak Park Conservatory began as a community effort in Oak Park, IL to provide a place to house exotic plants that local Oak Park and Chicagoan residents collected during their travels abroad. The present Edwardian-style glass structure, built in 1929, houses a botanical collection of more than 3,000 plants, some of which date back to the Conservatory’s founding. Expanded grounds include urban gardens including an outside Discovery Garden, a bioswale that collects urban rainwater runoff, native Illinois demonstration gardens and a formal garden and rental space for private events.
Created in 1938 as a Works Progress Administration project, Norfolk Botanical Garden is an oasis of more than 50 themed gardens that encompass 175 beautiful acres. Surrounded by water on three sides with picturesque canals, it is one of the only botanical gardens in the U.S. you can explore on foot, by tram or by boat. From stunning plant collections to our award-winning Children's Garden, this diverse landscape contains one of the largest collections of azaleas, roses, camellias, and crapemyrtles on the East Coast.
Bridge Gardens is a 5-acre public garden owned and operated by the Peconic Land Trust. It features an expansive vegetable bed along with herb, rose, and perennial beds, native and exotic grasses, trees and shrubs. A recent addition is a 20-plot Community Garden area where members grow their own food. With an emphasis on low-impact, sustainable landscape practices, the gardens host a wide variety of educational workshops, lectures, and demonstrations designed for every gardener. Members also enjoy music nights, Garden to Table presentations, and more.