Botanical and Public Gardens


Alaska Botanical Garden
Education, preservation, recreation, & research - come and see what's in bloom. Located in Anchorage, Alaska.


Desert Botanical Garden
The Desert Botanical Garden is a unique attraction in Phoenix, Arizona, showcasing 139 rare desert plants, endangered desert plants, and threatened desert plants from around the world and specifically the southwest Sonoran desert.


Hallberg Butterfly Gardens
Visit the Hallberg Butterfly Gardens in Sebastopol, California (about 10 miles from Santa Rosa).


Florida Botanical Gardens
Located in Largo, FL, the Florida Botanical Gardens has over 30 acres of cultivated gardens and 90 acres of natural landscapes to explore. You can also take the virtual tour online on their site, as well as view photos of the area wildlife.


Atlanta Botanical Garden
The mission of the Atlanta Botanical Garden is to develop and maintain plant collections for display, education, research, conservation and enjoyment.


Honolulu Botanical Gardens
The mission of the Honolulu Botanical Gardens is to plan, develop, curate, maintain and study documented collections of tropical plants in an aesthetic setting for the purposes of conservation, botany, horticulture, recreation, and education.


Missouri Botanical Garden
The Missouri Botanical Garden is a center for botanical research and science education, as well as an oasis in the city of St. Louis. The Garden offers 79 acres of beautiful horticultural display, including a 14-acre Japanese strolling garden, Henry Shaw's original 1850 estate home, and one of the world's largest collections of rare and endangered orchids.

The Jewel Box
The Jewel Box has special flower shows at Christmas, early spring, Easter, Mother's Day, a summer show and the chrysanthemum show in the fall. It has tropical trees, plants, flowers year round. It is located in St. Louis, MO in Forest Park.

Mizzou Botanical Garden
The Mizzou Botanic Garden is a living museum of thousands of plants and is part of the University of Missouri at Columbia. The garden is designed to delight campus visitors with its beauty and to provide a fertile academic environment for educators, researchers, and students.

New York

New York Botanical Garden
The New York Botanical Garden features 250 acres that have 50 gardens and plant collections, a landmark conservatory, and 50 acres of the original forest that once covered New York City. Seasonal flower shows, a world-renowned scientific research program, innovative children's gardens, gardening and horticultural classes, and so much more.

North Carolina

North Carolina Botanical Garden
The North Carolina Botanical Garden is part of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We further the University;s mission of teaching, research, and public service through our mission of education and plant conservation.


Longwood Gardens
We invite you to visit Longwood Gardens, located in Kennett Square, PA, which now encompasses 1,050 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows. Enjoy over 11,000 types of plants, more fountains than any other garden in the world, educational and visitor programming, and over 400 performances a year.


San Antonio Botanical Garden
The San Antonio Botanical Garden strives to connect people to the plant world through experience, education, and research.


Green Springs Gardens
Through its gardens and educational programming, Green Spring Gardens Park advances the awareness and practice of gardening. Located in Alexandria, VA.

Washington, D.C.

United States Botanical Garden
The United States Botanic Garden is a botanic garden run by the Congress of the United States. It is located in Washington, D.C., on the U.S. Capitol Grounds. You'll find a plethora of flowers and plants, conservation information, educational programs, and events.


Botanical Gardens of Crete
Botanical Gardens are the ideal alternative for a day's escape from the city's noise. Perfect for a scenic trek or an interesting tour of nature's paths, composed of rare samples of the local flora and fauna, as well as tropical and subtropical species from all over the world.

New Zealand

Gardens to Visit
A collection of New Zealand gardens with photos and info about each garden.