Sunday, September 20, 2015

Mounts Botanical Garden


Mounts Botanical Garden is a lovely thirteen acre garden located in West Palm Beach, Florida. It's the county's oldest and largest public garden. Visitors will see lush tropical trees, fruits, and plants native to Florida.

The nice thing about this garden, is that there are programs offered here year round. These include classes about caring for plants, cooking with plants, and making floral jewelry. If you visit, you'll have to see what's going on at the time you arrive.

There's also a nursery on the grounds from which you can purchase plants, in case you'd like to try making a garden of your own.


The garden is open Monday through Saturday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, and on Sunday from noon to 4:00 PM. They ask for a $5.00 donation. 

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    1. Yes. Herbs, fruits and vegetables. Also with some other plants you've probably never heard of.

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  2. I shall comment on Alex - probably mushrooms........!!! No seriously. It looks like a lovely garden and I like that they sell plants. That should give one a good start, I think. And the $5 donation to enter is quite reasonable.

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    1. I like gardens where they sell the plants. Sometimes you see something you really like, and then you can't find it when you look in nurseries elsewhere.

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  3. Sherry, I really enjoy your pics. I love the outdoors and all the beauty from gardens to the African Savannah to the Rain Forest to the Autumn season on the US Northwest.

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    1. I love garden pictures, too. They are relaxing to look at. So many beautiful places in the world!

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  4. I love that bridge. I could stand in the middle looking out over the water for hours.

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    1. It's certainly a nice place to stop and take your mind off your problems.

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  5. Pretty! And I can purchase plants to bring home and kill. That's a bonus.

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  6. Hi Sherry - sounds like they're encouraging us to learn more about plants, herbs and seeds etc ... great fun too ... cheers Hilary

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    1. It's always great to find places like that. When I lived in Cincinnati, there was a garden that did that. I used to take my kids there all the time.

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  7. It looks so nice! I love botanical gardens. I might have to check it out when I visit Florida next year. :)

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    1. There are lots of lovely gardens in Florida to visit.

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  8. I adore gardens, & you guys have such charming ones there, Sherry! xoxo

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  9. The classes sound like a wonderful idea. Another one for the list! One day we will visit some of these places you always tempt us with......
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    1. It's always nice when gardens offer classes.

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