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“Not To Be Missed” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rotary Botanical Gardens

Rotary Botanical Gardens
1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 752-3885
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Ranked #1 of 15 attractions in Janesville
Type: Educational Sites, Gardens
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Chicago, Il.
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Not To Be Missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This is a fabulous garden that changes every season and every year. There are many different themed areas to visit; Japanese, Children's, Rose, English Garden etc. It is also located on a body of water which adds to its beauty. There are many places to sit and enjoy the beauty. It is small enough to see all of it in around an hour or so and large enough to spend hours viewing all of the variety it has to offer. The hanging vegetables displays are great.
There is also an artist gallery that is filled with unique garden items, jewelry and gifts.
Being a garden lover, I have visited gardens around the world and this garden stands up to the best of them.

Visited May 2013
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Great place to visit, beautiful gardens, staff and volunteers are not very friendly. Would benefit from a small onsite cafe/restaurant so people would stay longer. The activities and events they hold look good on paper, but are not very good in reality, they lack innovation

Visited November 2012
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Susan M, Public Relations Manager at Rotary Botanical Gardens, responded to this review, May 17, 2013
Thanks ever so much for your visit to our beloved Gardens. We are sorry to hear that your experience was not exceptional. Our dedicated staff and talented volunteers, strive to create a peaceful retreat that fosters an appreciation for nature’s beauty, horticulture education, and diverse community events. If you’d like to further discuss specific concerns so we may continually improve, you may contact the Executive Director at 608.752.3885. Thank you.
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Freeport, Illinois
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194 reviews 194 reviews
79 attraction reviews
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“What a place.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

If you like gardens then you need to go here. Many,Many different gardens. I would say it is better than any of the others in the midwest. I could spend all day here. I wish the pictures could do it justice but no picture can really show you how nice it is here

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Beloit, WI
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51 attraction reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Beautiful and tranquil”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is a beautiful gardens. It also has a nicebuilding to rent for a reception or any party/occasion. They also have a Christmas walk that is pretty as well.

Visited September 2012
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Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“true beauty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

for weddings, dates, photography, dedications to loved ones, french gardens,scottish gardens, japenese gardens,fountains,wishing wells, gazebos,koi ponds, gift shop, and daily events i come here regularly

Visited October 2012
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