Some of the Participating Gardens in the National Gardens Week

National gardens week is your chance to treat your mother this May! No need to worry about the expenses because there will be free admission everywhere! Whoa! Good thing right! You will be able to enter over 500 botanical zoos, museums, arboreta, and gardens with special events, festivals, and tours.


Check here the list of the participating public gardens to see which one is near you!


  • Heathcote Botanical Gardens: Located at 210 Savannah Road in Fort Pierce.


  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum: Located at the University of Minnesota.


  • Cheekwood Botanical Garden: A 55-acre museum and botanical garden located at Nashville.


  • McKee Botanical Garden: Located at 350 U.S 1 Vero Beach.


  • Airlie Gardens: At Wilmington NC.


  • AgCenter Botanic Gardens: At Burden


  • Lurie Garden: at Chicago



Meanwhile, here are some of the events throughout the national gardens week. Check them out to see what can interest you.


May 13:

  • Curator’s walk with Alex Wright


May 14:

  • Meet and greet with Washington Native Plant Society together with East Lake Washington District of Garden Clubs


May 15:

  • Dahlia Planting
  • Curator’s Walk
  • Meet and greet with Waterwise team at Waterwise Garden


May 16:

  • Curator’s walk with Alex Wright
  • Demonstration of Dahlia Planting


May 17:

  • Docent tours


May 18:

  • Chinese Floral Arts exhibit
  • Chinese Tea and Culture Presentation


May 19:

  • Docent Tours
  • Meet and greet with North American Rock Garden Society at the Rock Garden


This week is dedicated to learning about each garden’s commitment to educational and environmental stewardship. Visitors are encouraged to explore and visit different gardens to see what they have to offer. Join us as we all celebrate our nature! Be a part of it!


For more information regarding the participating public gardens and events for the national gardens week, see here.

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