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I think this is one trip where it really helps to know what to expect.
My wife and I will hang off the top of the tallest building in North America one day, and go here the next - and enjoy both.
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Definitely lovely gardens and friendly staff. The orchid garden was beautiful and the succulent/cacti area was very nice. Was excited when I saw they had a medicine garden, until I saw it. It was in poor condition, few plants and the signs were demolished, perhaps...More
If you like walking around trees and plants, and know the names and varieties of plants, you'll really like this place. They have a lot of different native plants, and some non-native plants. There's a gift shop as well with all sorts of plants you...More
Didn’t expect much but was surprisingly pleased. Beautiful , smaller gardens on the USF campus, seemed to be maintained and operated by students who were helpful, friendly and working in their career interests. Lots of individual gardens like the Salsa garden and the orchid garden,...More
Great place to spend a few hours outdoors and enjoy some shade and quiet. VERY relaxing - a true natural Florida garden setting. You can see where plants thrive and purchase plants, books and local seasonal honey.
I visited here for the first time, they had just gotten cleaned up from Irma and so I'm sure that it is a bit beaten up from the storm but I found it a lovely walk thru a quiet place of plants and various man...More
To start, this is the first botanical garden I've visited. When we arrived, we found parking in the (small) lot to the left. We went inside to pay and got our map. The employee there explained the layout and let us know that there was...More
I would say not. You can always call USF (University of South Florida) for the appropriate answer. I was trying to remember if I encountered any pets and to my recollection none. Unless there are paths outside the gardens... More
I would say not. You can always call USF (University of South Florida) for the appropriate answer. I was trying to remember if I encountered any pets and to my recollection none. Unless there are paths outside the gardens that may allow pets. Hope that helps.