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- Stroll down “Crape Myrtle Allee,” a lane of Pennsylvania bluestone covered by a natural tunnel of sweeping Crape Myrtle trees, leading to “Polliwogs,” a popular frog fountain water feature.
- Wander through “A Woman’s Garden,” a serene and nationally acclaimed garden featuring terraced walkways, exceptional views, a native Texas limestone bridge and a 140-foot hanging garden.
- Explore the 2-acre “Lay Family Garden,” filled with hundreds of perennials and woody plants, and relax to the sound of the cascading water falling from the native limestone walls.
- Delight in the seasonal displays of color in the “Margaret Elisabeth Jonsson Color Garden,” home to more than 2,000 varieties of azaleas, which bloom lavishly in the spring along with daffodils and tulips. Summer brings a vibrant display of bananas and tapioca plants, while autumn ushers in brightly colored chrysanthemums.
- Discounted parking passes can be purchased in advance of visiting the Arboretum
- Occasionally, certain exhibits in the Children’s Adventure Garden will be reserved for school groups during select hours on weekdays. Check the website for closures and to plan your adventure
- Cherry trees tend to blossoms in mid-March; check the website for announcement for best times to view
- Bring your own food and drinks to eat in the gardens, or visit the restaurants
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