National Public Gardens Day - Free admission on May 6, 2011

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  1. SC Flier
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    Edited to add: 2012 date is May 11, 2012. Details to come.

    2011 info:
    Print a coupon for free admission on Friday, May 6, 2011:

    Participating Gardens:
    AL, Theodore, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
    AL, Huntsville, Huntsville Botanical Garden
    AL, Mobile, Mobile Botanical Gardens
    AZ, Superior, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
    AZ, Phoenix, Desert Botanical Garden
    AZ, Tucson, Tohono Chul Park
    AR, Hot Springs, Garvan Woodland Garden
    CA, Vista, Alta Vista Gardens
    CA, La Canada Flintridge, Descanso Gardens
    CA, San Jose, Guadalupe River Park Conservancy
    CA, Glen Ellen, Quarryhill Botanical Garden
    CA, Claremont, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    CA, Walnut Creek, The Ruth Bancroft Garden
    CA, Encinitas, San Diego Botanic Garden
    CA, San Francisco, San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
    CA, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
    CA, El Cajon, The Water Conservation Garden
    CA, Berkeley, The UC Botanical Garden
    Canada, BC, Tofino, The Ecolodge at the Tofino Botanical Gardens
    Canada, NL, St. Johns, MUN Botanical Garden
    Canada, Nova Scotia, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
    CO, Vail, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
    CO, Denver, Denver Botanic Gardens
    CO, Fort Collins, The Gardens of Spring Creek
    CT, Stamford, Bartlett Arboretum and Garden
    FL, Lake Wales, Bok Tower Gardens
    FL, Key Largo, The Botanical Gardens at Kona Kai Resort
    FL, Jacksonville, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
    FL, Coral Gables, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden
    FL, Coral Gables, John C. Gifford Arboretum
    FL, Fort Myers,Lakes Park Botanic Garden
    FL, Fort Pierce, Heathcote Botanical Gardens
    GA, Atlanta, Atlanta History Center
    GA, Pine Mountain, Callaway Gardens
    GA, Milledgeville, Lockerly Arboretum
    GA, Mount Berry, Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum
    GA, Kennesaw, Smith-Gilbert Gardens
    GA, Athens, The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
    ID, Moscow, University of Idaho Arboretum & Botanical Garden
    ID, Boise, Idaho Botanical Garden
    ID, Ketchum, Sawtooth Botanical Garden
    IL, Glencoe, Chicago Botanic Garden
    IL, Edwardsville, The Gardens at SIUE
    IL, Lisle, Morton Arboretum
    IL, Rockford, Rockford Park District
    IL, Urbana, University of Illinois Arboretum
    IA, Des Moines, Des Moines Botanical Center
    IA, Madrid, Iowa Arboretum
    IA, Ames, Reiman Gardens
    IN, Calparaiso, Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
    KY, Shepherdsville, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
    KY, Lexington, The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky
    LA, New Orleans, Longue Vue House and Gardens
    MD, Ridgely, Adkins Arboretum
    ME, Boothbay, Costal Maine Botanical Garden
    MA, Boston, The Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University
    MA, Northampton, The Botanical Garden of Smith College
    MA, Framingham, New England Wild Flower Society's Garden in the Woods
    MI, Buchanan Township, Fernwood Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve
    MI, Tipton, Hidden Lake Garden
    MN, Chaska, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
    MO, St. Louis, Missouri Botanical Garden
    MO, Kingsville, Powell Gardens
    NE, Omaha, Lauritzen Gardens
    NM, Albuquerque, Rio Grande Botanic Garden
    NM, Albuquerque, BioPark Botanic Garden
    NJ, Montclair, Montclair Foundation/Van Vleck House & Gardens
    NJ, Summit, Reeves-Reed Arboretum
    NY, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    NY, Buffalo, The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
    NY, Ithaca, Cornell Plantations
    NY, Hempstead, Hofstra University Arboretum
    NY, Annandale-on-Hudson, Landscape and Arboretum Program at Bard
    NY, Flushing, Queens Botanical Garden
    NY, Bronx, The New York Botanical Garden
    NC, Raleigh, JC Raulston Arboretum
    NC, Asheville, The North Carolina Arboretum
    NC, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Botanical Garden
    NC, Durham, Sarh P. Duke Gardens
    OH, Cleveland, Cleveland Botanical Garden
    OH, Newark, Dawes Arboretum
    OH, Youngstown, Fellows Riverside Garden
    OH, Columbus, Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Garden
    OH, Mansfield, Kingwood Center
    OH, Willoughby, The Holden Arboretum
    OH, Coshocton, Roscoe Village
    OH, Toledo, Toledo Botanical Garden
    OK, Tulsa, Oklahoma Centennial Garden
    OK, Tulsa, Tulsa Garden Center
    OR, Portland, Hoyt Arboretum Friends Fountain
    OR, Portland, Leach Botanical Garden
    OR, Silverton, Oregon Garden
    PA, California, Arboretum at California University of Pennsylvania
    PA, Kennett Square, Longwood Gardens
    PA, Philadelphia, Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    PA, Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
    PA, Swarthmore, The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
    PA, Philadelphia, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
    PA, Media, Tyler Arboretum
    RI, Bristol, Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
    SC, Charleston, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
    TX, Fort Davis, The Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
    TX, Weatherford, Clark Garden
    TX, Fort Worth, The Fort Worth Botanic Garden
    TX, Grapevine, Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park
    TX, Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
    TX, Orange, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
    TX, Corpus Christi, South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center
    VA, Winchester, Burnie Gardens at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
    VA, Harrisonburg, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
    VA, Blacksburg, Hahn Horticulture Garden
    VA, Richmond, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    VA, Norfolk, Norfolk Botanical Garden
    VA, Lynchburg, Old City Cemetery
    WA, Federal Way, PowellsWood
    DC, Washington, Smithsonian Gardens
    DC, Washington, Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
    WI, New Berlin, Boerner Botanical Gardens
    WI, Green Bay, Green Bay Botanical Garden
    WI, Madison, Olbrich Botanical Gardens
    WY, Cheyenne, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
    jwsky, miles and smiles and Lalala like this.
  2. Blue Skye
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    that is fantastic! thanks!
  3. Lalala
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    awesome find and my day off....I may saunter down to Powellswood
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    Longwood would be awesome too.
  5. jwsky
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    excellent post!
    If you are in San Diego,the San Diego Botanic Garden CA, Encinitas. This is the formerly named Quail Gardens, near I-5 north of San Diego.
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