Naples Botanical Garden

Naples Botanical Garden

As a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation serving our community is why we exist. Naples Botanical Garden is a treasure-trove of flora (and occasional fauna!) in the heart of Naples, enriching our community not only with natural resources, but with largescale exhibitions, concerts, flower shows, holiday celebrations and family friendly events. Significant fundraising opportunities such as Hats in the Garden, the kick off to Naples’ social season, help fund education and horticulture programs throughout the year.
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Naples Botanical Garden

As a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation serving our community is why we exist. Naples Botanical Garden is a treasure-trove of flora (and occasional fauna!) in the heart of Naples, enriching our community not only with natural resources, but with largescale exhibitions, concerts, flower shows, holiday celebrations and family friendly events. Significant fundraising opportunities such as Hats in the Garden, the kick off to Naples’ social season, help fund education and horticulture programs throughout the year. Thank you for your support!
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Naples Botanical Garden

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The opening of the Eleanor and Nicholas Chabraja Visitor Center in October 2014 represented the final phase in the Garden’s first master plan. Designed to and awarded LEED Gold standard, this $16 million project tied together the first two phases opened in 2009 and 2010 to create an integrated visitor experience with exceptional amenities. The response from our guests has been outstanding; TripAdvisor ranks Naples Botanical Garden as the #1 attraction in Naples with over 95% of visitors rating their experience very good or excellent. Charity Navigator reported that we were the 7th fastest growing not for profit in the United States in 2013 and they have also awarded the Garden 4 stars, the highest possible for financial management.

Spectacular botanical gardens – a must visit if you are in Naples in spring or summer when everything is blooming. Yes, it's hot, so wear a hat, sun screen, and bug spray, and bring water, and you'll be fine. The space is divided into multiple specialty gardens. There is a children's garden, an idea garden, an enabling garden, Caribbean garden, Asian garden, and orchid garden, just to name a few of the many. There is also a space devoted entirely to butterflies and the plants that sustain them. One of the best parts of these garden are all the employees stationed in different areas who can't wait to share interesting facts with the visitors. We ran into one such person by the gorgeous lily pond, and another one took us to smell a chocolate plant in the enabling garden. So cool! They currently have a fun dinosaur exhibit running through the start of July 2015, so it's a perfect time to bring your kids and get them excited about nature. Their website mentions that some days even dogs are allowed, so check that out, too.
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Spectacular botanical gardens – a must visit if you are in Naples in spring or summer when everything is blooming. Yes, it's hot, so wear a hat, sun screen, and bug spray, and bring water, and you'll be fine. The space is divided into multiple specialty gardens. There is a children's garden, an idea garden, an enabling garden, Caribbean garden, Asian garden, and orchid garden, just to name a few of the many.  There is also a space devoted entirely to butterflies and the plants that sustain them. One of the best parts of these garden are all the employees stationed in different areas who can't wait to share interesting facts with the visitors. We ran into one such person by the gorgeous lily pond, and another one took us to smell a chocolate plant in the enabling garden. So cool!They currently have a fun dinosaur exhibit running through the start of July 2015, so it's a perfect time to bring your kids and get them excited about nature. Their website mentions that some days even dogs are allowed, so check that out, too.
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General Admission Tickets Naples Botanical Garden is open daily 9 am to 5 pm, 8 am to 5 pm on Tuesdays. This ticket includes general Garden admission. Children 3 and under are free. Admission tickets are valid for one use and expire one year from the date of purchase. No outside food or drink in the Garden, refreshments available for purchase at Fogg Café. General admission tickets cannot be used for special events like Night Lights or Tributes in the Garden.
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Naples Botanical Garden is a 170-acre world-class garden paradise that features the plants and cultures of the tropics and subtropics between the latitudes of 26 degrees North and 26 degrees South including Brazil, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Florida. A hands-on interactive Children’s Garden along with 90 acres of beautifully restored natural habitats, walking trails and a Butterfly Garden offer educational entertainment and enjoyment for people of all ages.
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Johnkris925 Naples, Florida Level Contributor 26 reviews 9 attraction reviews 8 helpful votes “What a delightful surprise” Reviewed 3 days ago NEW After years of living in Naples, finally went to the garden. What a lovely peaceful place. Filled with exotic plants and trees from around the tropics, it was both informative and fascinating. And a lovely walking area around the lake. Well worth the admission. Get there early before the crowds! Helpful? Thank Johnkris925 Report
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Jade VineKapnick Caribbean Garden Strongylodon macrobotrys Nestled in the Queen’s Wreath, this native of the Philippines was originally planted in 2009, but did not bloom until 2014 due to cold winters. Fun facts: in the wild, bats are one of the Jade Vine’s main pollinators, and this showstopper is in the pea and bean family, Fabaceae. Queen’s WreathKapnick Caribbean Garden Petrea volubilis Queen’s Wreath, also referred to as Sandpaper Vine for its rough evergreen leaves, is a highlight of the Kapnick Caribbean Garden. Often mistaken for Wisteria, the genus name Petrea is for Lord Robert Petre, an 18th century exotic botany enthusiast. Volubilis refers to the twining of the branches that enable the vine to climb so profusely. Rooster’s CrestKapnick Brazilian Garden Camptosema grandiflora Rooster’s crest is blooming near the Burle Marx mural in the Kapnick Brazilian Garden. This Brazilian native is sometimes confused with red jade vine (Mucuna bennettii), which it does closely resemble; in fact, rooster’s crest is also sometimes known as miniature red jade vine. Both plants are high-climbing members of the pea family (Fabaceae), although M. bennettii has more tropical origins and is not as cold-hardy as the plant pictured here. Rooster’s crest is attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds and typically blooms through early winter. Flame of the ForestNorth Grove Butea monosperma Flame of the forest is just starting to bloom in the North Grove. Until the flowers start to open, it is easy to overlook this tree as its flower buds are nearly black and it sheds its leaves before blooming. Once it does start flowering, though, it really is the “flame of the forest” and difficult to miss! Look for this large tree as you head west from the Water Garden Shower of OrchidsLea Asian Garden Congea tomentosa Shower of Orchids, also known as Wooly congea is blooming in the Lea Asian Garden, on the west side of the ruins. A native of southeast Asia, wooly congea features tiny inconspicuous flowers surrounded by velvety bracts. Over the course of several weeks, the bracts will change colors through pink, lavender, and, finally, gray. Shower of Orchids is in the mint family (Lamiaceae) Hong Kong OrchidLaGrippe Orchid Garden Bauhinia x blakeana Blooming from early November to late March, the Hong Kong Orchid with its purple flowers and evergreen leaves is a majestic addition to the Garden landscape. The bloom has been adopted as the floral emblem of Hong Kong for its beauty.
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Bring your canine friend to the Naples Botanical Garden for a relaxing stroll during the Dog Walk which takes place on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., and Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m.
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Ad Aldecor Custom Framing 3 reviews 8.2 Miles away from Naples Botanical Garden Beth B. said “So impressed with this business! ! Took 2 pieces in to get frames, she took time with me and offered wonderful advise. This is truly custom, beautiful examples of their work hanging on the walls. Will be…” read more in Art Galleries, Framing
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Ad Carolyn Burger 12.8 Miles away from Naples Botanical Garden With my love of painting, I aim to create one of a kind paintings that reflect the beauty around us. Most of my paintings are actual scenes from various places around Marco Island, FL. I also take special orders from those… read more in Art Galleries