Florida Gardens

Coral Gables: Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

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Outstanding living collection of palms and cycads, butterfly exhibit

Fort Pierce: Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Fort Pierce, Florida Heathcote Botanical Gardens Established in 1985 on the former site of Heathcote Nursery, this 5 acre botanical garden features plants of the warm-temperate, subtropic and tropic regions. Along with its collections of palms, cycads, bromeliads, bonsai, flowering trees, shrubs and vines, the Garden contains numerous themed gardens: a Japanese Garden, Reflection Garden, […]

Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens

Jacksonville, Florida Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens Once the site of mid-century mining operations (and an unofficial dumping site), a group of dedicated nature lovers are turning this 125-acre forgotten piece of property into an arboretum. The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens opened to the public in 2008. So far there’s 1 ½ miles of walking trails; […]

Key West: Audubon House and Gardens

Key West, Florida Audubon House and Gardens Wander through nearly one acre of tropical gardens featuring orchids and bromeliads. Brick paths are shared with skittering geckos. Varieties of orchids and bromeliads emerge from the foliage and trees to surprise you with their vibrant blooms. The herb garden and 1840-style nursery provide an historic look at […]

Lake Wales: Bok Tower Gardens

Lake Wales, Florida Bok Tower Gardens First-generation Dutch immigrant Edward W. Bok created Historic Bok Sanctuary as his gift to the American people. The gardens of the 245-acre Sanctuary were designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. Ferns, palms, oaks and pines create a year-round backdrop of 1,000 shades of green for the […]

Lakeland: Hollis Garden

Lakeland, Florida Hollis Garden Hollis Gardens, recently voted one of the Best of Class Gardens by the Gulfcoast Research and Education Center, is a formal 1.2 acre botanical garden donated by the Hollis family. The garden features fountains, waterfalls and a lily pond, a butterfly garden, grotto, and displays thousands of flowering plants, ornamental shrubs, […]

Largo: Florida Botanical Gardens

Largo, Florida Florida Botanical Gardens 150 acres of luxuriant gardens and much more. You might see butterflies, Little Blue Herons, or an Osprey as you stroll through the Celebration, Rose, Jazz, English Cottage and Topiary Gardens. [ info ]

Miami: John C Gifford Arboretum

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Miami: Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Miami Beach, Florida Miami Beach Botanical Garden A beautiful 4.5 acre gem in the heart of South Beach.Created as a Miami Beach City park in 1962, the Garden was rejuvenated in the fall of 2011 with a $1.2 Million landscape renovation by acclaimed South Florida landscape architect Raymond Jungles. New features – a wetland with […]

Naples Botanical Gardens

East Naples, Florida Naples Botanical Gardens Naples Botanical Gardens unveils three new gardens: the Karen and Robert Scott Florida Garden, the Marcia and L. Bates Lea Asian Garden – which includes the Buehler Family Foundation Enabling Garden and the Jeannie and Christopher B. Smith Labyrinth – and the Water Garden.Founded in 1993, NBG showcases tropical […]

Orlando: Disneys Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Orlando, Florida Disneys Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 7 – May 20. Nobody does topiaries like Disney and this year you’ll find over 75 Disney character topiaries among the over 100 topiaries scattered throughout Epcot. What’s interesting is that with Disney, each character has its own internal irrigation system, so the right amount […]

Orlando: Larry P Leu Gardens

Orlando, Florida Larry P Leu Gardens Nearly fifty acres of peaceful grounds that let you enjoy “Old Florida” at a leisurely pace. Miles of paved scenic walkways that take you through garden settings, including: America’s largest Camellia collection outside California and the largest formal rose garden in Florida; palm garden; bamboo garden; Tropical Stream Garden […]

Sarasota: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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Best known for its living collection of more than 6,000 orchids.

Tampa: University of South Florida Botanical Gardens

Tampa, Florida University of South Florida Botanical Gardens The Gardens maintain a living collection of over 3,000 taxa of plants and natural habitats that emphasize the rich botanical diversity of South Florida. Through out the Gardens, visitors will find many animal and insect species, from gopher tortoises to butterflies to over 60 species of birds. […]

Vero Beach: McKee Botanical Garden

Vero Beach, Florida McKee Botanical Garden McKee Botanical Garden features one of largest collection of water lilies in the United States and an 18-acre subtropical jungle hammock. Tropical hardwood hammocks are closed canopy forests, with a variety of evergreen and semi-deciduous trees and shrubs. Wheelchair accessible. Open Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]