Sunday, October 26, 2014
Heathcote Botanical Gardens
Heathcote Botanical Gardens are located in Fort Pierce, Florida. The three and a half acres were once part of a nursery. Now they are filled with paths bordered by orchids and palms. There are several gardens, including an herb garden, childrens garden, and a lovely Japanese garden that contains a picturesque pond. The Japanese garden also boasts the largest tropical Bonsai collection in the United States.
The gardens are open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Sunday from 1:00 PmM to 5:00 PM (November through April). Cost of admission is $6.00 for adults, and $2.00 for children.