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Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden

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Address: 2107 University Dr., Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Phone Number: 936-468-1832
Description: Take a guided tour through the eight acres of display gardens including...
Take a guided tour through the eight acres of display gardens including azaleas, camellias and Japanese maples. This garden comprises over 7,000 azaleas from 500 named varieties. Restroom facilities available at the SFA Ag Building, recommended group stop there first before touring azalea garden.
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beautiful gardens!

we walked through this arboretum and it was a surprise at every turn! So many different plants and flowers. Our favorite area was the shade and sculpture garden. The trees are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is not what I expected perhaps because we went in the middle of the summer. There was not many flowers blooming and it was SO hot. Just trees everywhere. It could be used as a small hiking trip but my girls didn't like it. The only thing that amazed them was a racoon!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

we walked through this arboretum and it was a surprise at every turn! So many different plants and flowers. Our favorite area was the shade and sculpture garden. The trees are magnificent and the layout was like a hidden garden. I wish my back yard looked like that! We will be back!

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The trails are all paved and easy to navigate (I've biked and walked them) and there's always something to see. This garden has unique and interesting plants but also fun sculptures scattered throughout. There are a lot of places to just sit and contemplate.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Amazing azaleas and deciduous magnolias in March. Meandering paths, well labeled, lots of benches. Free admission. Peaceful.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a beautiful and tranquil spot that only requires 30 minutes to a hour to walk through the grounds. Make sure you have your camera as there are many opportunities to take photos.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Wide variety of flowers, trees, different plants, and outdoor art. A beautiful walk. Worth a stop....

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

When we visited here, it was supposed to be peak season for the azaleas to bloom. However they received a lot of rain and cooler weather so the production was only 20%. Disappointing, but not much you can do about Mother Nature! Nice stroll anyway!

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Houston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Only downer was that the azaleas were not all in full bloom. Two weeks later would have been perfect. The selection of plants (with many identification signs) is above the average. Blooms would be available thought summer and Fall. So, visit anytime.

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Oxford, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful walk in the garden. There's more here to see than you can do in a day. Better to do by bicycle. These gardens are just amazing. Love to visit here

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a lovely azalea garden with convenient parking. Great place to take photos. Best time to visit is in late March/ early April - check current weather conditions so you can hit the maximum blooming cycle of the azaleas. The weather patterns really affect the blooming cycle. Garden has a lovely curved bridge that makes a picturesque setting for... More 

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Address: 2107 University Dr., Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Phone Number: 936-468-1832
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Nacogdoches

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