Missouri Botanical Gardens

Missouri Botanical Gardens

Questions & Answers Here’s what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Missouri Botanical Garden and other visitors 24 questions Ask a question Ron W Overland Park, Kansas Is it open year round. What would be available to see in October 8 months ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer Skharding48 Mishawaka, Indiana How long will it take me to tour the garden? All day? half day? I plan to go the end of April. 15 days ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer V B Cincinnati, Ohio How much time should we allow for our visit? We will not be doing the children's garden. 9 months ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer Fran W Fort Myers, Florida We will be traveling with our Wheaton Terrier this trip. Do. You allow dogs in the Gardens? 11 months ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer SWLN delhi how long it takes to cover the botanical garden completely? over a year ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer See all questions Questions? Get answers from Missouri Botanical Garden staff and past visitors. Posting guidelines Get notified about new answers to your questions. Ask Typical questions asked: Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant? How do I get there using public transportation? Is there a restaurant or café onsite?
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Missouri Botanical Gardens

Here’s what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Missouri Botanical Garden and other visitors 24 questions Ask a question Ron W Overland Park, Kansas Is it open year round. What would be available to see in October 8 months ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer Skharding48 Mishawaka, Indiana How long will it take me to tour the garden? All day? half day? I plan to go the end of April. 15 days ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer V B Cincinnati, Ohio How much time should we allow for our visit? We will not be doing the children's garden. 9 months ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer Fran W Fort Myers, Florida We will be traveling with our Wheaton Terrier this trip. Do. You allow dogs in the Gardens? 11 months ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer SWLN delhi how long it takes to cover the botanical garden completely? over a year ago Problem with this question? Show all answers Answer See all questions Questions? Get answers from Missouri Botanical Garden staff and past visitors. Posting guidelines Get notified about new answers to your questions. Ask Typical questions asked: Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant? How do I get there using public transportation? Is there a restaurant or café onsite?
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Missouri Botanical Gardens

The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis was founded in 1859 by Henry Shaw. Today, the Garden is a National Historic Landmark and a center for science, conservation, education and horticultural display – widely considered one of the top three botanical gardens in the world. It features 79 acres of horticultural displays, including indoor conservatories and demonstration, formal and international gardens.
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Missouri Botanical Gardens

Founded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the oldest botanical institutions in the United States and a National Historic Landmark., as well as the National Register of Historic Places. The Garden is a center for botanical research and science education of international repute, as well as an oasis in the city of St. Louis, with 79 acres (32 ha) of horticultural display. It includes a 14-acre (5.7 ha) Japanese strolling garden named Seiwa-en; the Climatron geodesic dome conservatory; a children’s garden, including a pioneer village; a playground; a fountain area and a water locking system, somewhat similar to the locking system at the Panama Canal; an Osage camp; and Henry Shaw’s original 1850 estate home. It is adjacent to Tower Grove Park, another of Shaw’s legacies.
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Missouri Botanical Gardens

The Plant List is an Internet encyclopedia project to compile a comprehensive list of botanical nomenclature, created by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the Missouri Botanical Garden. The Plant List has 1,040,426 scientific plant names of species rank, of which 298,900 are accepted species names. In addition, the list has 620 plant families and 16,167 plant genera.
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Missouri Botanical Gardens

The Shaw Nature Reserve was started by the Missouri Botanical Garden in 1925 as a place to store plants away from the pollution of the city. The air in St. Louis later cleared up and the reserve has continued to be open to the public and for enjoyment, research, and education ever since. The 2,400-acre (9.7 km2) reserve is located in Gray Summit, Missouri 35 miles (56 km) away from the city.
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Missouri Botanical Gardens

For part of 2006, the Missouri Botanical Garden featured “Glass in the Garden”, with glass sculptures by Dale Chihuly placed throughout the garden. Four pieces were purchased to remain at the gardens. In 2008 sculptures of the French artist Niki de Saint Phalle were placed throughout the garden. In 2009, the 150th anniversary of the Garden was celebrated, including a floral clock display.
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Missouri Botanical Gardens

Herb Days April 27-29 ​ Shop more than 11,000 fresh herb plants, from culinary favorites to rare varieties! Presented by the St. Louis Herb Society. Learn more Banking Seeds for a Future Climate The Garden is among several botanical institutions storing seeds to protect plant species threatened by extinction as the Earth heats up. Learn more
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Spring blooms galore! Nice stroll in the park, beautifully maintained gardens. The home is also open for tour, the docents were so knowledgeable and friendly a great addition to the park. Enough shade that even on a sunny warm day you can be shaded as you explore the park.
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Caron W Van Nuys Level Contributor 4 reviews 2 helpful votes “Spring has sprung” Reviewed 5 days ago NEW Spring blooms galore! Nice stroll in the park, beautifully maintained gardens. The home is also open for tour, the docents were so knowledgeable and friendly a great addition to the park. Enough shade that even on a sunny warm day you can be shaded as you explore the park. Helpful? 1 Thank Caron W Report
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“Spring has sprung” Reviewed 5 days ago NEW Spring blooms galore! Nice stroll in the park, beautifully maintained gardens. The home is also open for tour, the docents were so knowledgeable and friendly a great addition to the park. Enough shade that even on a sunny warm day you can be shaded as you explore the park. Helpful? 1 Thank Caron W Report