Friday, January 27, 2017

Memphis Botanic Garden

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

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.

 The gardens are open daily, year round. Hours are from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Cost of admission for adults is $10.00, and for children, $4.00.