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Central Texas Bonsai Exhibit at Jade Gardens

RR 12, Wimberley, TX
512-847-2514
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Ranked #13 of 20 Attractions in Wimberley
Type: Gardens, Specialty Shops, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Bonsai collection with Texas varieties on display.
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Type: Gardens, Specialty Shops, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Bonsai collection with Texas varieties on display.
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Laredo, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Hundreds of exhibits to see and the owner was nice enough to explain the art of the Bonsai. Many Bonsai specs amen for sale.

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Cape Coral
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

More bonsai on display here than I have seen in some more famous gardens. No pressure to buy; OK to just look.

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Driftwood, Texas
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133 reviews 133 reviews
42 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Sadly, I would not recommend this place to anyone. Prices are terribly high, owners are very argumentative. They do have a very nice selection but they act as if these trees are their children and go Into dissertations with you about talking to them and facing them when you talk to them from a certain facing side, it gets ridiculous.... More 

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Wimberley, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Loved it the first time we visited in 2011. We returned to show it to out of town guests and the place wasn't the same. The trees did not seem to be faring well, but the folks who run it are pleasant. Perhaps the drought affected them.

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texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

I agree that this is not a place suited for young children because I have a young one myself and he was not too interested however, I do have a teenager and he asked questions and eventually bought a bonsai tree which was better than a snake which he wanted. The owners were nice and friendly. Overall, we had a... More 

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Krum, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

This picture was probably the best one they had on display and the lady there misinfomed us on how bonsais are grown and harvested...I checked when I got home. We had intended on purchasing but after seeing and hearing we opted out.

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Jade Gardens. The owners were extremely nice and helpful and had a large number of different varieties of trees. We bought two flowering trees and were very happy with them.

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McKinney
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

This place is amazing ! They have all kinds of Bonsai from very affordable to super expensive ! But absolutely beautiful the amazing talent that the 2 owners have with Bonsai plants.

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Wimberley, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

If you take kids with you, it might not be as much fun. Our group had parents and their and kids. The kids were very well behaved, as we prewarned them how to behave. Nevertheless, the owner followed around the entire time, giving us a pre-emptive dirty look. It wasn't until we were leaving and had to exit through the... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

We stopped at the Jade Gardens on a day trip to Wimberley. The owner was friendly and very knowledgeable. He had an amazing variety of bonsai plants...also bonsai pots, books, soil, etc. The place is rather rough..not sure it is wheelchair accessible. He also had some beautiful handcrafted copper jewelry with natural stones made by his daughter. A "must see"... More 

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