Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens are located in Gainsville, Florida. This 62 acre site overlooks the beautiful Lake Kanapaha, and contains nineteen different themed gardens. These include a Butterfly Garden, Asian Garden, Vinery, Hummingbird Garden, Herb Garden, Rock Garden, Water Lilly Pond, Water Garden, and a 29 acre arboretum.
The gardens are open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (or dusk, if that comes earlier). Admission for adults is $7.00, and for children it's $3.50. On the first Saturday of the month, guided two-hour tours are offered. These are great for those who wish to learn more about the plants they are seeing.