Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Tizer Botanic Gardens, located in Jefferson City, Montana, is Montana's only fully certified botanical garden and arboretum. It covers six acres and contains numerous gardens, including a rose garden, herb garden, wildflower walk, children's garden, and gazebo garden. There's also a vegetable garden which includes raspberry and strawberry patches. If you happen to visit in season, you may even get to sample some of those raspberries and strawberries.
The gardens are open from May through September from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Cost of admission for adults is $7.00, and children under five are admitted free.
Friday, March 3, 2017
Memorial Rose Garden, located in Missoula Montana, is part of a small city park. It was begun in 1946, and now contains more than 2,500 rose bushes, which serve as a memorial to the casualties and veterans of America's twentieth century war conflicts. In addition to the roses, the garden features a twelve foot bronze statue.
There is no cost to view the gardens. They are open from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
Friday, January 27, 2017
Memphis Botanic Garden, located in Memphis, Tennessee, covers ninety-six acres. Visitors can explore an arboretum with over one thousand trees, and twenty-nine specialty gardens. Included in these specialty gardens are an Asian Garden, Butterfly Garden, Desert Garden, Prehistoric Plant Trail, Sculpture Garden, and Water Garden Room.
The garden is open daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Admission is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Powell Gardens, located in Kingsville, Missouri has something for everybody. There's a 12 acre lake, water gardens, woodland plants, a wildflower meadow, and a hiking trail. Some other attractions to see are North America's longest living wall, the nation's largest edible landscape, known as the Heartland Harvest Garden, and a giant ant.
There are special exhibits, too, that change with the seasons, keeping visitors returning throughout the year.