Missouri Gardens

Kingsville: Powell Gardens

Kingsville, Missouri Powell Gardens Located just southeast of Kansas City, this 915 acres botanical garden’s history dates back to 1948 when the land was purchased by George E. Powell, Sr, a prominent Kansas City businessman. The land has served as a dairy farm, Boy Scout camp, an agricultural and natural resource center, and since 1988, […]

Maryville: Missouri State Arboretum

Maryville, Missouri Missouri State Arboretum On the campus of Northwest Missouri State University, over 1,300 trees provide spring flowers, summer shade, fall colors, and winter shelter. The arboretum containes over 111 tree species, ninety-four of which are deciduous broadleafs, fourteen are evergreen needleleafs, and three are deciduous needleleafs. [ info ]

Springfield: Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene-Close Memorial Park

Springfield, Missouri Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene-Close Memorial Park Located in the Ozarks Mountains, this beautiful Botanical Center is a work-in-progress; over 110 acres are under development and 24 of the 45 botanical gardens called for in the project’s 20-year master plan are ready for visitors. Botanical Center is situated between the 59-acre Nathanael Greene […]

St Louis: Missouri Botanical Garden

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One of the top botanical gardens in the world

St Louis: Missouri Botanical Garden Camellia Collection

St Louis, Missouri Missouri Botanical Garden Camellia Collection February through March. The Missouri Botanical Garden houses the majority of its camellia collection in the Linnaean House, a lovely place to visit in winter. While some camellias flower as early as October, the main show begins in December and lasts through April. With 260 species and […]