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Address: 5270 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL
Phone Number: (305) 743-4971
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Prowl this Florida rainforest and see the bird and plant life indigenous to...

Prowl this Florida rainforest and see the bird and plant life indigenous to the area.

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A small private botanical garden

The Garden Club has developed a small botanical garden behind their building on Overseas Highway. While the hours are limited, the plants are wonderful. Equally wonderful are the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
danielle m
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Garden Club has developed a small botanical garden behind their building on Overseas Highway. While the hours are limited, the plants are wonderful. Equally wonderful are the docent members who are happy to discuss the plants and advise you about your garden.

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Big Pine Key, Florida
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We've done the house tour in Key West and it's always been fun and interesting. This year, we also did the Marathon House Tour. Garden Club members are very knowledgable and helpful. The volunteers at each home were friendly and fun to talk to. We loved the homes on the tour (as well as the beautiful flower arrangements provided by... More 

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Sandwich, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

It is only held one day a year, the first Saturday in March I believe. But it is a MUST SEE event. Homes that are so perfect they do not look real (or lived in). Plenty of parking so it is easy to navigate, very well run. Best ever!

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Marathon , Florida
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Original hammock in the Fla Keys , walking trails , wild bird rescue site , museum & fun gift shop , a tad warm in the summer but great for most of year

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Grassy Key
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My wife and I went there to get some information about what plants to purchase for around our home. A staff member took the time to show and explain to us what we needed to plant and what to stay away from. Excellent experience

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Punta Gorda FL
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We went for their garden club sale. Wonderful plants raised by members. Very reasonable prices. Neat vendors also. The club has a great clubhouse. My wife as a Garden Club activist in Port Charlotte FL was jealous!

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

wonderful plantings on the grounds. fancy gift shop. faithful and knowledgeable garden club members bring to their plant sales all sorts of rare exotics.

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