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Botanical Gardens and Arboreta Institutions

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This category offers information about Botanical Gardens and Arboreta.

Generally they are defined as institutions which have documented collections of living plants and are involved in scientific research, conservation, plant display, and education. [Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI)]

Typically run by universities or other scientific organizations, they tend to also have herbaria and research programs in plant taxonomy.

Public gardens, lacking research and conservation programs, are listed in Home/Gardening/Gardens/Public/.
  • Alaska Botanical Garden

    Research, preservation, recreation, and education facility dedicated to enhancing the beauty and value of plant material.

  • Alta Vista Gardens

    Botanical gardens as a venue for plant education, nature appreciation, and art. Vista, California.

  • Arboretum de Villardebelle

    Facility dedicated to plant species conservation, scientific plant studies, and aesthetic and educational purposes. Villardebelle, France.

  • The Arboretum of Los Angeles County

    Details on visitor admission, location, plant collections, rentals, events, and volunteer opportunities.

  • Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

    Site provides information on plants, programs, educational resources, and visitor help.

  • Australian National Botanic Gardens

    Australian Government administered facility maintains a scientific collection of native plants from all parts of Australia. Serves as a recreational and educational destination.

  • Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens

    Presents visitor information, news, calendar of events, and program and contact details.

  • Bellingrath Gardens and Home

    Description of the garden with news, contacts, and information on membership, events, and visiting.

  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    Overview of the gardens with news, a virtual tour section, and information on upcoming events.

  • Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem

    Overview of the garden and museum with news, press releases, and links to related pages.

  • Botanical Garden of Vilnius University

    Serves as a research platform for the introduction and investigation of ornamental herbaceous and ligneous plants, mutagenecity, and micropropagation in vitro.

  • The Brenton Arboretum

    Overview of the arboretum, location map, newsletters, contacts, photo gallery, and information on classes and events.

  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Fifty-two-acre living museum operating as a facility for gardening, education, and research.

  • Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

    Information on garden history, staff, visiting, classes and tours, events, and rentals. With news and a photo gallery.

  • Chicago Botanic Garden

    General information, plant listings, educational resources, scientific programs, and more.

  • Connecticut College Arboretum

    Site provides information on the plant collections maintained, arboretum programs, staff, and location. With maps.

  • Cylburn Arboretum

    Nature and city park in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. Site provides information on events, visiting, grounds, and administration.

  • Dallas Arboretum

    Visitor and member information, educational programs, and related resources.

  • The Darwin Project

    Site dedicated to the construction of Boston's Botanical Garden. Presents announcements, program and design information, photos, and learning links.

  • David Douglas Botanical Garden Society

    Develops and maintains a botanical garden in cooperation with the University of Northern British Columbia. Also aims to provide horticultural and arboricultural education to the public and advance the knowledge of horticulture and arboriculture.

  • The Dawes Arboretum

    Public garden with over 1,700 acres of plant collections, natural areas, and gardens.

  • Desert Botanical Garden

    Exhibition and growing space for flora typically seen thriving in the arid parts of the world.

  • Devonian Botanic Garden

    University of Alberta facility serving as a venue for botanical education and research. Site provides information on programs, services, and events.

  • Dothan Area Botanical Gardens

    Presents a visitor guide, an events calendar, photos, and information on garden features and rentals. Dothan, Alabama.

  • Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

    Volunteer-staffed American arboretum and botanical garden. Homepage presents pictures and information on services and events.

  • Dutch Botanic Garden Collections Foundation

    Information on garden locations, collections, projects, and protocols. With contact details and links to related pages.

  • Eden Project

    Information for visitors and schools, online shop and scientific information.

  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

    Features a guide to palms, provides information on the collections maintained, and posts a calendar of events and related news.

  • Fullerton Arboretum

    Located on 26 acres of California State University land at the north end of the campus. Includes its history, virtual tours, programs, membership, volunteer opportunities, and visitor's guide.

  • Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

    Overview of the arboretum with information on education, conservation, membership, volunteers, and facility rentals.

  • JC Raulston Arboretum

    Horticultural facility showcasing an extensive collection of ornamental flora adapted for landscape use in the Southeast (United States).

  • Lubbock Memorial Arboretum

    Educational living laboratory, recreational venue, and exhibit of Lubbock's best trees, shrubs, vines, and ornamental flora.

  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

    University of Michigan facility dedicated to caring for natural heritage, sharing knowledge, and promoting botanical learning.

  • Missouri Botanical Garden

    Offers 79 acres of plant displays, including the Chinese, Japanese, English Woodland Garden, and the Victorian District. Find visitor's guide, membership, and calendar of events.

  • Morgan Arboretum

    Homepage features a virtual tour of the arboretum, presents news and publications, and provides information on events and the flora maintained.

  • Naples Botanical Garden

    Presents information on visiting, volunteer opportunities, and support. With a calendar of events.

  • National Botanic Garden of Belgium

    National park, botanical preserve, and research center dedicated to the continued conservation of biodiversity.

  • National Tropical Botanical Garden

    Research, education, and conservation center focusing on tropical plant diversity.

  • New York Botanical Garden

    Garden visitor information, weekly events, family activities, membership details, and directions.

  • Planting Fields Arboretum

    A former Gold Coast estate, the arboretum is comprised of over 409 acres of greenhouses, rolling lawns, formal gardens, woodland paths, and outstanding plant collections.

  • Quad City Botanical Center

    Gardeners' destination located next to the Mississippi River in downtown Rock Island, Illinois.

  • Quarryhill Botanical Garden

    Asian woodland in the Valley of the Moon on the rolling hills above Glen Ellen, California.

  • Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

    Features plants native to California on 86 acre preserve. Includes visitor's guide, the collections, research projects, publications, e-newsletter, garden shop, directions and map.

  • Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

    Describes the gardens and providing information on visiting, science, horticulture, educations, whats on, water conservation and location.

  • Royal Botanical Gardens

    Garden glimpses, information on events and educational activities, newsletters, and gardening guide.

  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

    Description of the gardens with information on attractions, sponsors, supporters, and services.

  • San Antonio Botanical Gardens

    Provides information on garden events, membership, visiting, and rentals. With a garden map and driving directions.

  • Shangri La

    Botanical gardens and nature center offering a display of the world's diversity of plants.

  • Soekershof Walkabout

    Mazes and botanical gardens located in Klaas Voogds West between Robertson and Ashton inSouth Africa’s Western Cape.

  • Starhill Forest Arboretum

    Official arboretum of Illinois College in Petersburg. Includes information about the collection, photos, visitor's guide, and membership.

  • The State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Provides a wide variety of plant collections and natural areas situated on over 300 acres in Athens. Includes virtual tour, educational programs, events, membership form, and volunteer opportunities.

  • Tofino Botanical Gardens

    Garden and field station operated by the Tofino Botanical Gardens Foundation in Canada. Aims to facilitate the exploration of the relationship between nature and culture.

  • Tofino Botanical Gardens Foundation

    Presents garden news, a photo gallery, and information on programs and events, research, workshops, and field trips.

  • University of California Berkeley Botanical Garden

    Information on events and programs, education, history, newsletters, membership, research, volunteers, and more.

  • University of Oxford Botanic Garden

    Virtual tour, garden and arboretum overview, news, job opportunity postings, and information on programs and events.

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum

    Living historic research and education facility focusing on ecological restoration.

  • US National Arboretum

    Overview, events and education programs, specialty gardens and horticultural practices.

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