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Bird's Botanicals

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Gone - 7000 plants died due to fire

A trash pile was lit near the ventilation intake and the delicate plants were suffocated. Very sad... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
S W
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KC
Orchids in a cave

Wow , the cave itself is impressive then you get to the orchids. Beauty all around. Color and... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Penny F
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Gay, Georgia
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“Gone - 7000 plants died due to fire”
Aug 1, 2018
“Orchids in a cave”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A trash pile was lit near the ventilation intake and the delicate plants were suffocated. Very sad. Owner is starting over in above ground greenhouses. He will be selling orchids at the City Market (River Market) weekends starting April 2019.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank S W
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This place is very difficult to find...no signs....call first...and when we did call we found out it's closed indefinitely....website is not mobile friendly and did not say they are closed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Abby O
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Wow , the cave itself is impressive then you get to the orchids. Beauty all around. Color and different types, you get to walk around from table to table. They also have a carnivorous plant room. Plants everywhere. Fun day trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Penny F
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We were with q group of 48 which they handled quite well. They split our group into half and the owners daughter took half and the owner the rest. Told us how to grow orchids and be successful. We got to see a large variety...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Brought a group of 10 senior citizens (men & women) for a tour on Friday. Mr. Bird gave us the tour, taught us about growing orchids, explained the plants, and answered all questions. There are several rooms of beautiful orchids and exotic plants. Most are...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank ks0kie
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Almost didn't go in because of the extremely rude guard at the gate, but once inside the cave leading up to the garden was completely worth it alone. Inside of the garden was amazing. If you love orchids or carnivorous plants you have to go...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank leahleah16
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Took my sister-in-law and the rest of the family to this hidden surprise in one if Kansas City's many man-made caves. She has a beautiful backyard garden and was here visiting so I knew she would be amazed (as were we all) by the beautiful...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jennifer_172
Reviewed July 1, 2015

I went to see their Corgi and to more or less poo poo their orchid collection. After all how could a cave in Kansas compete with the many orchid establishments in Florida, including mine. Was I ever taken back. Species and hybrids all under lights...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank TropicalWrld
Reviewed April 21, 2015

the orchids are WONDERFUL. He has several varieties that are very rare. You can also purchase some of them. Every gardener should go!

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank stevep931
Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

I'm an orchid enthusiast from Nebraska, David Bird has been to most of the orchid shows there. So when I was in Kansas City, I just had to go and see the orchid cave. This is a very unique place with tons of common and...More

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