Get that last outing in before school starts at the best Botanical Gardens in South Florida!

With summer drawing to a close, and the school year quickly approaching, tourists and residents alike can still take advantage of the breath-taking botanical locales.  Several in our area have earned accolades and are definitely worth the time and travel, here are just a few:

McKee Botanical GardenVero Beach, Florida.  “Located on a tropical hammock at the southern gateway to Vero Beach, Florida, McKee Botanical Garden is where native plants and exotic botanicals combine with Old Florida charm.  Follow the Garden’s pathways through a grove of majestic palms; past tranquil streams accented with colorful water lilies.  Explore 18 acres of natural landscape preserved and restored to the vision of its founders.  Discover trees, waterfalls and historic structures each with their own unique story.”

Heathcote Botanical GardensFt. Pierce, Florida. According to their website, “Heathcote Botanical Gardens consists of an assortment of specialty gardens including a Japanese Garden, Reflection Garden, Herb Garden, Rainforest Display, Native Plants Garden and a Palm & Cycad Walk. These areas convey an atmosphere of individual garden rooms.  Through this type of garden design, you will sense the intimacy of this unique botanical garden.  Gracing the areas in between these specialty gardens are borders of flowering shrubs, bulbs, trees, vines and other assorted herbaceous plants.  Niches found throughout the garden provide varied microclimates, which allow the use of a wide variety of plants ranging from those found in Mediterranean climates to the Tropics.”

Mounts Botanical GardensWest Palm Beach, Florida.  Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest public garden with over 2,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants.

Morikami Museum and Japanese GardensDelray Beach, Florida. According to their website, “Morikami’s gardens, named Roji-en: Garden of the Drops of Dew, were designed to be a living exhibit complementing the museum. Here in Roji-en, designer Hoichi Kurisu sought to create a garden complex for the new millennium.  Its six distinct gardens are inspired by, but are not replicas of, famous gardens of Japan.  Kurisu has created a unique garden conceived and constructed in the spirit of the masters.”

For an even more extensive list that does include some of the above mentioned, click over to The Travel Channel’s® recommendations, here. Get out there!

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Article by: Jeannie M. Ferrara