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Nestled in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, the Memphis Botanic Garden is a favorite destination for locals and tourists alike. Spanning thirty-four acres, it’s the perfect place to relax and take in the lush beauty of the Garden. The Memphis Botanic Garden is a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. It offers a great view of the city and the river, with plenty of opportunities for bird-watching and photo opportunities. See further information here.

The many gardens within the property include the Japanese Garden, the Herb Garden, and a special Children’s Garden. The Japanese Garden is a serene and peaceful place to visit, with bonsai trees, large stones, and bridges all creating an atmosphere of calm. You can stroll through the trails and take in the beauty of a traditional Japanese garden. The Herb Garden offers a slightly more practical approach where visitors can harvest fresh herbs for cooking and to view a variety of interesting herb specimens. There is even a bee-friendly herbal heliport, ensuring that bees have access to the many different herbs and plants. For the younger guests, the Children’s Garden is not to be missed. Here they can explore various sections such as the Rainforest Biome, the Butterfly Garden, and the Mad Hatter’s Garden, all designed with children in mind. This garden is complete with a pond, fountains, and bridges. Read about Lichterman Nature Center in Memphis here.