Sunday, December 28, 2014
Zilker Botanical Gardens
Zilker Botanical Gardens in Austin, Texas, cover 26 acres, and are nicknamed, "The jewel in the heart of Austin." The name is well-deserved. It's a picturesque place with several themed gardens, including a rose garden, herb garden, and Japanese garden.
As you can see from the pictures, there are plenty of streams, waterfalls and koi filled ponds. This place is a paradise for those who enjoy water features in a garden.
The gardens were established in 1955 to promote education and love of gardening among all people.
Zilker Botanical Gardens are open from 9:00 AM top 5:30 PM. Cost of admission is $3.00 for adults, and $1.00 for children.