The Faerie Blanton Kilgore Heirloom Rose Garden is an intimate garden of favorite, old-fashioned plants, including antique and fragrant roses, and a delightful selection of perennials, all enclosed by a beautiful holly and boxwood hedge.
The Grand Allee du Meadows is a formal garden lined with Savannah hollies and features a lovely show fountain and a variety of seasonal flowering, nectar-rich plants that attract butterflies. The Margaret Fonde Jonsson Tribute Garden, also known as the President's Garden is a serene, sunken garden with shade-loving native and adapted plants, handmade benches and reflecting ponds inhabited by gambusia (mosquito fish) and red-eared slider turtles.
The Master Gardeners’ Garden is a landscape demonstration garden that focuses on indigenous and well-adapted plants that follow the principles of the Earth-Kind and WaterWise programs.
Established in 1958, the Scent Garden, also known as Marianne Scruggs Herb Garden was originally designed for visitors with impaired vision and reflects that of a London herb garden with a variety of plants to excite the senses.
The Shakespeare Garden features much of the flora mentioned in Shakespeare’s works, as well as a bas-relief panel of the bard himself, an antique sundial, and a network of winding paths of perennials, herbs, and small trees.
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