Hershey Gardens Botanical Garden and Arboretum

Beautiful color photo of a section of Hershey Gardens with lots of colorful flowers and trees

 

HERSHEY GARDENS BOTANICAL GARDEN AND ARBORETUM

HERSHEY, PA

 

 

Recently open for the 2015 season, Hershey Gardens boasts a 23-acre wonderland of beautiful plantings of all sorts. The beauty lies in the surprises each season brings..not everything blooms at one time so expect an everchanging landscape.

Comprised of 4 rose gardens, 5 flowering gardens and 5 varied gardens (coniferous garden, oak grove, herb garden, ornamental grasses and Japanese garden)…there is always something special going on..aside from the show the plantings put on.

A sampling of upcoming events includes:

Sunday, April 26, 2015Gardenfest..the Gardens’ annual community free pass day. From 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, visitors will be able to gather information on different community and garden programs offered by local organizations.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 – Plein Air Workshop..a wonderful opportunity to practice the art of painting outdoors. Instructor Ben Nelson wants the goal of this class to be fearless! Please check here for all the details of this class.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 – Mother’s Day…Moms are admitted free on Mother’s Day..what a nice gift!

Friday, May 22, 2015 – The Butterfly House opens for the 2015 season! Open daily 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Friday, May 22 – Sunday, September 13, weather permitting.

For more details about the Gardens, entry fees, opening-closing times and events calendars, you can visit their website

Image courtesy of Ideatrendz via Wikicommons/Flikr

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