University of Puerto Rico Botanic Garden

University of Puerto Rico Botanic Garden

Conceived as an educational center for scientific research and a sociocultural meeting place, it is a living laboratory for the study of tropical plants and the many species of birds that inhabit it. It is also a recreation and leisure area for its visitors. Its properties cover some 289 acres of land. It has a Herbarium that houses more than 36,000 specimens of stuffed plants. The Garden provides the public with knowledge on issues related to native flora and information on ecological issues for the preparation of school projects

US National Arboretum

US National Arboretum

Permanent reference collection of over 800,000 specimens of dried pressed plants for scientific studies in agriculture, horticulture, botany, medicine, and other related fields. Contains plants from around the world, with a special emphasis on cultivated plants. Especially well represented groups include azaleas, cherries , daffodils, daylilies, hollies, oaks, viburnums, and willows.

Zilker Botanical Gardens

Zilker Botanical Gardens

Zilker Botanical Garden is nestled within Zilker Metropolitan Park in the heart of downtown Austin. Our themed gardens including the Taniguchi Japanese Garden, Hartman Prehistoric Garden, and Rose Garden, are all interconnected with pathways for all ages and abilities. With heritage live oaks, streams, and Koi-filled ponds, the Garden offers a peaceful respite.

Dawes Arboretum

Dawes Arboretum

By the time The Dawes Arboretum was founded in 1929, over 50,000 trees had been planted and the grounds had doubled in size to 293 acres. Beman and Bertie Dawes created The Arboretum “To encourage the planting of forest and ornamental trees… to give pleasure to the public and education to the youth.”

San Antonio Botanic Garden greenhouse

San Antonio Botanical Gardens and Conservatory

Recognized nationally for commitment to outstanding displays, botanical diversity, education, environmental stewardship, and experiences that connect people to the natural world, the Garden is a top San Antonio attraction that serves as a museum of plants, a tranquil escape, a living classroom, a research and conservation facility, and entertainment venue where art, architecture, music, and theater experiences come to life.

Tucson Botanical Gardens

Tucson Botanical Gardens

The Canadian Garden Council and the American Public Gardens Association named Tucson Botanical Gardens as one of the top 10 North American Gardens worth traveling for. A lush oasis in the heart of Tucson offering mature trees and expertly cultivated foliage, specialty gardens such as the Cactus & Succulent Garden, Barrio Garden, and Herb Garden highlight the diversity of native plants. Tropical butterflies from around the world are featured in the Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion Oct.–May. Experience year-round art exhibits, classes, and events, as well as the creative, seasonal menu of Edna’s Eatery. Now celebrating over 40 years of living beauty, The Tucson Botanical Gardens is a unique gem not to be missed.