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Linnaeus Teaching Gardens

2435 S. Peoria Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74114
918 746-5125
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Ranked #10 of 65 Attractions in Tulsa
Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: The Linnaeus Teaching Garden is situated right behind the rose gardens of the Tulsa Garden Center. It is staffed with friendly volunteers who answer... more »
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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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206 reviews 206 reviews
74 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We always love going here. They have done a fantastic job of planting and caring for all the things here to look at. If you are in Tulsa I would suggest going here and walking around. IT is beautiful and the staff is very friendly and helpful explaining things.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The gardens are well worth a visit. There is great signage and it it very pleasant walking through the gardens and seeing and the different kinds of plants and foliage. Very educational.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The staff here is great and the surroundings are perfect for a picnic. There's so many different displays and the volunteers are very knowledgeable. Fun to check out the Tulsa Garden Center mansion and also the gift shop when you're in the area.

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The Colony, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Had some free time and visited gardens. Pretty large complex with a variety of environments. I was surprised with the number of flowering plants they had considering that it was mid-August. Several families were picnicking, enjoying the large park. It is free. Plan on 3-4 hours, bring water, and wear comfortable shoes.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I have lived in tulsa my whole life and didn't know this was here. I actually went for a college project and wish I Harlow about this years ago. Its so peaceful, beautiful and calming!

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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329 reviews 329 reviews
151 attraction reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My wife and I, and two of our grandchildren, visited the Gardens on a Saturday. This is a great place to take pictures and learn from the knowledgeable staff. I recommend coupling a visit here with the Rose Garden and the greenhouse behind the Tulsa Historical Society mansion.

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our large group (50) Master Gardeners touring the gardens and was very impressed with the knowledge of our tour guides! Since our group ask more detailed and unique questions I was very surprised that for the most part they knew the answers. They had lots of humor mixed with that knowledge too! Beautiful area of the garden center and well... More

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Ann Arbor
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This was part fo the Tulsa Garden Center, which is located in Woodward Park. Everyhing is free of charge and you can walk around and learn about so many diffeent kinds of home vegetables that can be grown. They don't harvest anything here to sell or dinate. Since it is for educational purposes, they will mostly just leave the plants... More

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San Anselmo, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Nice, nice, nice small garden. The water features help the flow of the space. A thought of thought has gone into making this a very visually appealing garden.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Now this is truly a hidden gem...this garden is hidden at the very back of Woodward Park, behind the Rose Garden (far east boundary of both places). It is only open from April through October as it should be because our climate doesn't offer much in terms of winter flora....anyway, if you're looking for demonstrations of types of plantings that... More

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