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Shelter Gardens

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velho wrote a review Oct 1
Columbia, Missouri68 contributions17 helpful votes
Shelter Gardens is a five-acre private park owned by Shelter Insurance. I walk there three days a week and it is perfect. As the seasons change so do the plantings. Spring brings the tulips, summer the cone flowers and fall the mums. In between, there are plantings of dozens of flowers. The Gardens are perfectly maintained and the sidewalks are always clear of fallen leaves, etc. The trees and shrubs are labled as in a botanical garden. This is a very special place in Columbia and a wonderful place to visit during Spring, Summer and Fall. A perfect place to enjoy the green calm of nature.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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NayNWoody wrote a review Sep 2020
Waynesville, Missouri12 contributions
My wife and I spent three hours checking out everything in the garden from perennials, annuals, cacti gardens, waterfalls and streams. Perfect place in the late summer and fall, I can't wait to go back in the Spring. Near downtown and perfect
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Sheila P wrote a review Dec 2019
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Lovely botanical garden with a relocated one-room school house. Paved 2-lane paths. Entire area fenced by 6 foot chain link fence which is green and blends well with foliage. Free family concerts during summer. Bring your own chair. Ample free parking immediately adjacent.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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DavidD-Portland wrote a review Nov 2019
Portland, Oregon158 contributions19 helpful votes
Shelter Gardens is a pleasant garden with a variety of plants. Very well signposted. We visited today, early November. Certainly April on would feature plenty of flowers. Nice to stroll around. The one room school house is a replica of the one in which the Missouri Farmers Association was founded in very early 1900’s. The MFA was the predecessor to Shelter.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Paul L wrote a review Sep 2019
Shawnee, Kansas460 contributions44 helpful votes
We have been here before. It is better to go during the blooming season to see all the flowers but it is still very tranquil to walk through.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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