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Aug 1, 2011 2:42 PM CST
|Here is a list of Botanical Gardens in the US|
Here is a list of Public gardens around the world http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L...
I have not checked this one out yet but I hope it helps you find the ones near you
Here is another way to find a Public garden near you
Please feel free to add your own list of public gardens
or web sites for your favorite gardens
Nov 29, 2014 11:33 AM CST
|Thx Sandy, I was trying to plan a spring trip to look at Iris gardens, trip planning is a good winter project.|
Nov 29, 2014 11:53 AM CST
|My favorite, hands down is MOBOT in St Louis. Mercer in Houston is another very nice and large one. There's a couple good ones in the Quad Cities area - Van der Meer in Davenport, Ia. and Quad Cities in Rock Island, Il. Texas also has a smaller botanical garden in Ft Worth, there's a pretty good sized one in Galveston. Ft Worth also as a downtown Water Garden that is a site to behold.|
Though the focus is more on butterflies, 2 said Butterfly Houses have ton's of tropicals; they are The BF House in Chesterson, western suburb of St Louis (site is a subsidiary of MOBOT) and The Museum of Natural History in Houston.
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
Dec 9, 2014 6:32 PM CST
|In Memphis there are some beautiful gardens, like Dixon and Goldsmiths but for travel I think about going up north. I have been to St Louis Botanical and Hausermanns in Chicago area. But I can't travel to far or to hot, no air travel either due to health, so I think Iowa sounds perfect. Thx, all.|