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Rotary Botanical Gardens

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Address: 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
Phone Number: (608) 752-3885
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Such beauty, such relaxation, so festive

I have been to the Rotary Gardens a few times now, spring, fall and winter. Each is a treasure of beauty and relaxation. I can't say which is my favorite, as they are all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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New Berlin, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I have been to the Rotary Gardens a few times now, spring, fall and winter. Each is a treasure of beauty and relaxation. I can't say which is my favorite, as they are all beautiful in their own right. The love and care by the staff and volunteers is evident. The Japanese Gardens are sure to make you want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Rotary Gardens is a cherished place for our family to visit. My husband and I were engaged on the beautiful Japanese bridge, married in the quaint Rose garden, and had our one year old child's pictures taken catching bubbles by the pond. This is a well-mantained garden that can be visited year round. There are nature-driven family events to bring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

RBG is a beautiful garden which we try to visit at least once a year. The entry garden color theme changes annually and always features stunning plant combinations, thanks to the talented Mark Dwyer. A dedicated team of volunteers maintains this impeccable garden. A must see!

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We are lucky to live here to be able to enjoy these gardens. Used to be free to go here, but now it is like $5 or $7 per person. But well worth it. And we don't mind paying when you know it helps keep them open so you can go & enjoy. They do an amazing job. And most... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Rotary Gardens is a stunningly beautiful experience- whether you go to just a few sections, or experience every inch of their various grounds. You can schedule meetings, special events and even weddings. I've been here for all three types of occasions as well just to simply explore and revel in the beauty! Come and see for yourself!

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Janesville,Wi.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A wonderful garden for weddings, with a small pond a lovely wooden bridge for photos as well as an oriental garden and flowers everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Went on a tour of the gardens with the Green County Master Gardeners today. Our tour guide was Mike Maddox, head horticultural instructor. The children's garden is fragrant, colorful, and very much set up for the kids to have a "hands on" experience. I really loved the Japanese garden, that includes a serenity area of carefully raked sand. Water features... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It has been several years since I have been here but I would definitely go back any chance I had. I used to drive to the park from Milton, Wi and take my kids for a quiet walk through here when they were in grade school. It is a beautiful peaceful walk through well-maintained, gorgeous, gardens. I remember my favorite... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

I had never been to the gardens before and decided to take my little girl on a stroll to check them out. We happened to visit on a free day, which was nice! The grounds are more expansive than I realized and the gardens are beautiful. There is a lot to see and my little one enjoyed the view. We... More 

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Open all year round from dawn till dusk, we came upon this non profit botanic gardens by accident and what a delight. We even found a little bit of home with an English cottage garden and a Scottish area. Had a great time chatting to volunteers and admiring their hard work. A small beach and plenty of seats everywhere to... More 

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Address: 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
Phone Number: (608) 752-3885
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Janesville

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