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Aburi Botanic Gardens
Facility in Ghana aiming to promote plant diversity through research, horticultural training, cultivation and introduction of endangered plants, and management of natural resources. Summary information, map, and history.

Alaska Botanical Garden
Calendar of events, information about educational programs, volunteer opportunities, and membership information. Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens
Community botanical garden of the world's rarest and most unusual plants in themed environments, bringing together art, people, and nature. City of Vista, California.

American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta
A professional association for public gardens in North America, supporting the public horticulture community in its mission to study, display, and conserve plants.

The Arboretum at Flagstaff
200-acre arboretum in a ponderosa pine forest. Guided tours, gift shop, nature trails, endangered plants and animals and cultivated gardens. Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.

Arboretum de Villardebelle
Dedicated to conifers from all over the world. Its main aim is to help protect rare and endangered species. Located near Carcassone, southern France.

Arnold Arboretum
A research and educational institution. It manages a collection of hardy trees, shrubs, and vines located on 265 acres and associated herbarium and library collections. Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Australian National Botanic Gardens
Australian plants, databases on living plants, herbarium specimens and photographs. Canberra, ACT, Australia.

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens
Contains thousands of plants, including several champion trees, and features a pond, swamp, and stream. North Stamford, Connecticut, USA.

Belize Botanic Garden
Belizean species are presented in an educational setting, including special collections such as Heliconias, orchids, and palms. Goals are to recreate specific habitats such as Pine Ridge, Baldy Beacon, as well as a savannah, a rainforest, and a riverine eco-system. Education on the horticultural heritage of Belize, including sustainable agriculture. San Ignacio, Belize.

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
A public garden located on the Isle aux Oies River. Features seasonal blooms and offers river cruises. Theodore, Alabama, USA.

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Calendar of events, information about programs, and collections policy. Vail, Colorado, USA.

Bhutan's Royal Botanic Garden
Information about the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan's botanic garden.

Bickelhaupt Arboretum
Class and activity schedule, photos, volunteer opportunities, and a list of board members. Clinton, Iowa, USA.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Volunteer based organisation promoting public knowledge of plants and gardens. Provides an image gallery. Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Bodenham Arboretum and Earth Centre
A collection of over 2500 trees set in 134 acres of beautiful Worcestershire countryside with 11 pools, four miles of footpaths, a working farm, and an award winning Earth Centre set in a hillside. Wolverley, Kidderminster, Worcs, UK.

Bonn University Botanical Garden
History, activities, functions and opening hours of this garden. Bonn, Germany.

Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Information about the garden, library, museum, research, biodiversity informatics, and other botanical projects and organizations.

Botanical and Experimental Garden
At the University of Nijmegen (Netherlands). Specializes in solanaceae, with an extensive image list of plants in this family and links to other resources.

The Botanical Garden in Ljubljana
Overview, news, events, plus information on guided tours and list of plants available for purchased. Located in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
Photos, calendar of events, volunteer opportunities, membership information, and a list of members. Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.

Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna
Created in 1754 by Archduchess (Empress) Maria Theresia of Austria the Garden was first used by the Medical Faculty of Vienna University. The Garden is a synthesis between a 19th century landscape garden and a display of plants in systematic and plant-geographical arrangement. Maps, staff lists, and historical information. Vienna, Austria.

Botanical Garden of Vilnius University
Lithuanian academic facility presents information about its research, departments, and history.

The Botany Gardens Glasshouses at University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Tropical glasshouse and surrounding botanical gardens, featuring ferns, cycads, and flowering plants. Overview of botanical divisions, history, and visiting information.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum
A visit to the southwest USA's leading desert arboretum. The site is fully described and a comprehensive photo tour of the arboretum has been included. Superior, Arizona.

Bradenham Hall Gardens and Arboretum
In Norfolk, UK, a private garden open to the public on selected days, featuring over 1000 named varieties of trees.. Information about the garden, its collections, and plants and other items for sale.

The Brenton Arboretum
Features trees, shrubs, animal life, and wetlands. Includes news, birding information, volunteer opportunities, and photos. Located in Dallas Center, Iowa, USA.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Offers news, virtual tour, programs, events, articles, shopping, research, and information for visitors. New York.

Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
1900 tri-domed glass conservatory designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Victorian Gardens. History, education programmes, events, virtual tour. Buffalo, NY, USA.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden
A 17 hectare garden close to the city center, with a diverse collection of plants. Cambridge, England.

Cedar Valley Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
Featured gardens and special events. Waterloo, IA, USA.

Chalice Well Gardens
Magical spring and gardens with holy thorn trees, said to have sprouted from Joseph of Arimathea's staff. Wide herbaceous borders either side of the path are a riot of colour and perfume in Summer, views across the Vale of Avalon. Beneath Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, England.

The Chicago Botanic Garden
An Illinois Botanic Museum. Gardens, plants, flowers, greenhouses, educational classes, plant information. Events, visitor and membership information. Chicago, IL, USA.

Connecticut College Arboretum
Research in a broad range of subjects including ecology, field biology, conservation, and natural history. The hundreds of acres of land are also important as a refuge for native plants and animals. Herbarium specimens collected in New England, with an emphasis on Connecticut. New London, CT, USA.

Cornell Plantations
The purposes of Cornell Plantations are: To hold, manage, protect, and enhance the living botanical collections and the natural areas and gorges of Cornell for the benefit and use of the university community and the public.

Cylburn Arboretum Association
The Association's mission is to assist Baltimore City in preserving Cylburn's grounds and buildings through horticultural and educational programs. Cylburn Arboretum is the city's horticultural headquarters. Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

The Dallas Arboretum
Visitor and member information, educational programmes, map. Dallas, TX, USA.

The Darwin Project: Building Boston's Botanical Garden
Mission is to create a world renowned Botanical Garden and Conservation Learning Center in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

The Dawes Arboretum
Includes 1,149 acres of plant collections and natural areas. Events, reports, collections, visitor information. Newark, Ohio, USA.

Denver Botanic Gardens
Offers garden directory, hours and admissions, exhibits and tours, botanical information and growing guide, and special events. Denver, Colorado, USA.

Desert Botanical Garden
Founded in 1937, is a living museum dedicated to desert lands research and education. Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Devonian Botanic Garden
Contains a Japanese garden, floral gardens and a collection of native and alpine plants. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Dorothy Bradley Atkins Medicinal Garden at UIC
Research and educational collection of more than 70 species of medicinal plants, including mainstay drug-producing plants whose products are currently in use in clinical practice around the world. Located at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dothan Area Botanical Gardens
50-acre partially wooded park designed to preserve the early southern garden in an environment that presents native plants in an attractive balance with traditional botanical garden elements. Dothan, Alabama, USA.

Dow Gardens
Plant collection, events, virtual tour. Midland, Michigan, USA.

Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
Calendar of events, photos, and information about using the facility for weddings. Dubuque, Iowa, USA.

Dutch Botanical Gardens Collection Foundation
Collaboration of botanical gardens and arboreta in the Netherlands. Provides locations of member organizations and offers an alphabetical listing of plant collections.

Fairchild Tropical Garden
Extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees and vines. Miami, Florida, USA.

Finnish Museum of Natural History Botanic Garden
Maintains a collection of living plants for use in research and teaching, and takes part in an international seed exchange. Information about public and research collections, greenhouses, and tours.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden
The oldest botanic garden in Texas, a 109-acre living museum displaying over 2,500 species of native and exotic plants. Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

Georgeson Botanical Garden
Also conducts joint research on cold hardiness of fern species and cultivars. Virtual tour, information about classes offered, volunteer opportunities, and membership information. Also offers a children's garden. Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.

Georgia Golf Hall of Fame's Botanical Gardens
Botanical and tropical gardens with golf course. Includes calendar of events and membership information. Augusta, Georgia, USA.

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
The Garden features spectacular coastline, waterfalls in a deep palm jungle, sunny areas filled with tropical flowers. It presents a very wide variety of tropical rainforest habitats within a relatively small area that is easily accessible by gravel paths.

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
Calendar of events, list of activities, information about animal life, and volunteer opportunities. Houston, Texas, USA.

Hudson Gardens
A classic regional display garden, comprised entirely of plants, flowers and trees that grow in the dry Colorado climate. Offers numerous classes, workshops, field trips and tours for all ages, year round. Littleton, Colorado, USA.

Huntington Botanical Gardens
San Marino, California, USA. The gardens, on 150 acres, include 10 specialized gardens, several theme areas, and collections from other countries cultivated to share with others.

Huntsville-Madison County Botanical Garden
Virtual tour, calendar of events, news, volunteer opportunities, information about rental, and a list of classes and trips. Huntsville, Alabama, USA.

Irkutsk State University Botanic Garden
Educational and scientific programs. Virtual tour, seedlist, links. Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia.

JC Raulston Arboretum
Aims to enrich urban landscapes by promoting greater diversity of creative, environmentally sound landscapes. Calendar of events, virtual tour. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

Ladew Topiary Gardens
Topiary and flower gardens plus a nature walk and historic home. Includes events calendar, history and rental information. Maryland.

Lockerly Arboretum
Horticultural laboratory and arboretum. Includes maps, FAQ, and information about tours. Milledgeville, Georgia, USA.

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Its mission is to foster an awareness and appreciation of the role of plants in nature and in human affairs. Arcadia, CA, USA.

Lubbock Memorial Arboretum
History, membership information, calendar of events, information about activities and educational programs, and volunteer opportunities. Lubbock, Texas, USA.

Major Botanical Gardens of Ukraine
Tabular overview of botanical gardens, arboreta, and zoos in Ukraine, listing the size and number of species for each.

Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum
Based in Essex, UK and featuring woodland walks, footpaths and a visitor centre offering a tea room, gift shop, plant centre and picnic area.

Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

Milwaukee County Public Gardens and Nature Centers
Online tours of Boerner Botanical Gardens and the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory. Includes historical notes and visitor information. Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA.

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Provides a community and national resource for horticultural and environmental information, research and public education. Develops and evaluates plants and horticultural practices for cold climates.

Missouri Botanical Garden
Located on a 79 acre site in St. Louis, the Missouri Botanical Garden is world-renowned for its fundamental botanical research, horticultural display and education programs.

Morgan Arboretum
Teaching, research, and public education institution affiliated with Montreal's McGill University.

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
An interdisciplinary center that integrates art, science and the humanities.

The Morton Arboretum
Collects and studies trees, shrubs, and other plants from around the world; features searchable plant information database, educational programs, gift shop, and membership, employment and volunteer opportunities.

Mount Holyoke College Botanic Garden
Greenhouse, gardens, and arboretum featuring several specialty gardens and collections. Information about education, research, and annual flower show. South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Mounts Botanical Garden - West Palm Beach
Mounts is Palm Beach County's oldest and largest public garden. Our gardens and programs provide the best horticultural and botanical information available related to South Florida's unique plants and environment.

Nanjing Botanical Garden Sun Yat-Sen
National botanical garden in China presents its ten landscaped sections, plant collections, and scientific research.

Naples Botanical Garden
The garden will showcase an extensive collection of subtropical and tropical plants from countries as near as Cuba and as far as Indonesia, ranging from desert to rainforests. Naples, Florida.

National Botanic Garden of Belgium
Overview of history, mission, research, and educational opportunities, visitor information, and calendar of events.

The National Botanic Garden of Wales
A visionary project and botanical science showcase built for the Millennium and beyond. Science programme includes systematics, biodiversity and conservation, sustainability and economic botany. Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK.

National Capital Botanical Gardens
Established in 1971 as a teaching garden for the University of Papua New Guinea Biology Department. Contains a large area of rainforest, an unusual sight for normally dry and dusty Port Moresby. Collections include many palm species, bamboos, heliconias, cordyline, pandanus, native trees and shrubs. Well known for its extensive collection of Papua New Guinea orchid species. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

National Tropical Botanical Garden
The garden is engaged in the struggle to save the tropical plant world, which is under threat from all sides. This work is carried out through active programs in collection, propagation, conservation, research and education. Hawaii.

The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx NY
The garden includes 28 speciality gardens including the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Everett Children's Adventure Garden, and a 40-acre never been clear cut forest.

Nichols Arboretum
Mission: To heighten the awareness of human relationships with the environment by considering issues of renewable natural resources conservation.

North Carolina Botanical Garden
A regional center for research, conservation, and interpretation of plants located in Chapel Hill, NC.

Oklahoma Botanical Garden and Arboretum
Information on their role in the marketing and promotion of horticulture and landscape architecture in Oklahoma.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, USA) institution with indoor and outdoor collections. History, photo tour of the gardens, database of species, and information about research, educational classes, and special exhibits and events.

The Public Gardens of Royal Roads University
History of the gardens and plant collection database. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Quad City Botanical Center
Award-winning Sun Garden blooms with exotic tropical flowers, 14-foot waterfall and reflecting pools. Outdoor gardens feature magnificent conifer collection, thousands of spring bulbs, colorful, rare perennials and annuals, children's interactive features. Garden festivals, gift shop, art shows, guided group tours with reservations, banquet rooms, and ample parking.

Quail Botanical Gardens
Garden in Encinitas features rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, California native plants, Mediterranean climate landscapes, and a subtropical fruit garden. Information about visiting, volunteering, children's and adult events and classes.

Quarryhill Botanical Garden
This garden in Sonoma Valley, California, houses a large collection of scientifically documented temperate Asian plants.

Recreating Eden: A Natural History of Botanical Gardens
Description of the history and philosophy of botanical gardens with links to nine of the world's best: Leiden, Jardin des Plantes, Kew, Singapore, Missouri, New York, Montreal, San Franscisco, UBC. Based on book by Mary Soderstrom.

The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Thirty-one-hectare gardens founded in the 17th century. Open to the public: a major tourist attraction. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The website of Britain's major botanic garden with numerous links and many hosted websites. Kew, London.

Royal Botanical Gardens
Canada's largest botanical garden incorporates untamed and cultivated landscapes. Burlington, Ontario, near Hamilton, located 45 minutes from Toronto and Niagara Falls.

Royal Horticultural Society Gardens
Visitor information and details of the collections at the four RHS gardens in the UK.

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Australia's second oldest botanical gardens features a native Tasmanian section, Botanical Discovery Centre, Botanical Shop and Sub-Antarctic Plant House. Hobart.

San Antonio Botanical Garden
Offers educational events, programs, and classes year-round. San Antonio, Texas, USA.

San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum
Features a spectacular array of plants from the world's Mediterranean and mild temperate climates, to high-elevation tropical cloud forests. San Francisco, USA.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Dedicated to research, education, and preservation of native California plants. Information, photographs, calendar of events.

SFA Mast Arboretum
Arboretum of Steven F. Austin University, Texas. Information on the conservation, evaluation, and use of the native plants of the state.

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
Includes history, photos, volunteer opportunities, and children's section. Orange, Texas, USA.

Soekershof Walkabout
Soekershof Walkabout portrays the spiritual diversity of South Africa in mazes, a cactus labyrinth, a philosopher's garden, and other gardens containing more than 1500 succulent plants and unique indigenous plants. There is no such a garden in the Southern Hemisphere. Klaas Voogds West Robertson, West Cape, Republic of South Africa.

South Carolina Botanical Garden
Information about activities and programs, virtual garden. Located in Clemson.

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Preserve with nature areas and trails. Includes maps, information about the collections, calendar of events, membership information, and volunteer opportunities. Athens, Georgia, USA.

Staten Island Botanical Garden
Virtual tour features the Chinese Scholar's Garden. Educational programmes, visitor information. Staten Island, NY, USA.

Summerland Ornamental Gardens
A 16-acre public garden above Okanagan Lake with irrigated and xeriscaped areas, collections of penstemons, irises, roses, and a museum of antique scientific equipment. Summerland, British Columbia, Canada.

Tofino Botanical Gardens
A gateway to the natural and cultural histories of Clayquot Sound Biosphere Reserve. Virtual tour, visitor information. Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

Tucson Botanical Gardens
Horticultural and ecological education. The garden encourages responsible environmental stewardship, and provides a setting for enjoyment, relaxation and renewal for residents and visitors. Tucson, Arizona.

The United States National Arboretum
Overview, events and education programs, specialty gardens and horticultural practices, research, support opportunities, and site search.

University of Arizona Arboretum
History, how to get involved, calendar of events, and information about student projects. Tucson, Arizona, USA.

University of British Columbia Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
The web site of Canada's oldest university botanical garden. Current research themes include conservation, evolution (including molecular systematics), genomics (including the evolution of plant development) and plant breeding. The garden features a collection of over 7500 different taxa, many of which are of wild documented origin.

The University of California Botanical Garden
Diverse collections are grown on a hilly site overlooking the Berkeley campus, near the San Francisco Bay.

University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) Arboretum
The Arboretum occupies one of the most propitious horticultural sites in the world, part of the holdings of pioneer Henry Cowell. Climatic and topographic diversity allow experimentation with amost every species that might be grown along the coast between San Diego and Crescent City, and the diversity of the soils--the underlying rock includes granite, schist, limestone, and several types of sandstone--can scarcely be matched anywhere.

University of Connecticut Conservatory
The department of ecology and evolutionary biology presents the greenhouse facilities, visiting information, research capabilities, and an index to basic data sheets for many of the plant holdings.

University of Delaware Botanic Gardens
Virtual tour, volunteer and internship information.

University of Oxford Botanic Garden
The oldest botanic garden in Britain. Contact and visitor information. Oxford, UK.

University of South Florida Botanical Garden
Plant displays, research, and education, representing and interpreting the diversity of the Earth's plant life for the academic community and the general public. Horticultural workshops and special plant sale events. Displays on palms, bromeliads, herbs, native, carnivorous plants, and riparian (wetland) forest, at the USF Tampa Campus.

University of Washington Medicinal Herb Garden
A resource for herbalists, medics, and botanists. Hypertext tour and partial catalogue. Seattle, WA, USA.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum
Includes photos of the Arboretum's native Wisconsin habitat restorations and Longenecker Gardens, seasonal events calendar, Naturalists' Notes, Earth Partnership for Schools (ecological restoration), curriculum resources, woodland database, research resources.

VanDusen Botanical Garden
Information on operating hours, show schedules and seasonal exhibits. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Warsaw Biblical Garden
Religious themed botanical garden and public attractive. Features detailed plant information, photos, frequently asked questions and guestbook. Warsaw, Indiana, USA.

Westonbirt Arboretum
Details of the collection, including rare trees, champion trees, and visitor facilities at this national arboretum. Westonbirt, Glos, UK.

What Makes a Good Botanical Center
Personal reviews of botanical gardens, with links.

Zilker Botanical Garden
Schedules and information about tours, projects, and education programs, as well as photo gallery and searchable type specimen register. Austin, Texas, USA.


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