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View Poll Results: Which US City has the prettiest botanical gardens?
Omaha Botanical Gardens - Omaha 4 5.56%
United States Botanical Gardens - Washington, D.C. 3 4.17%
Missouri Botanical Gardens - St. Louis 4 5.56%
Como Park - St. Paul 0 0%
Belle Isle - Detroit 0 0%
Boston Public Gardens - Boston 5 6.94%
Atlanta Botanical Gardens - Atlanta 4 5.56%
Middleton Place - Charleston, South Carolina 2 2.78%
Bartram's Gardens - Philadelphia 2 2.78%
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens - Akron, Ohio 0 0%
New York Botanical Gardens - New York City 6 8.33%
Highland Park - Rochester, New York 1 1.39%
Krohn Conservatory - Cincinnati 0 0%
Franklin Park Conservatory - Columbus, Ohio 1 1.39%
Sarah P. Duke Gardens - Durham, North Carolina 0 0%
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens - Richmond 0 0%
Red Butte Garden & Arboretum - Salt Lake City 2 2.78%
Rio Grande Botanic Gardens - Albuquerque 19 26.39%
San Francisco Botanical Gardens - San Francisco 10 13.89%
Denver Botanic Gardens - Denver 1 1.39%
White River Gardens - Indianapolis 2 2.78%
Des Moines Botanical Center - Des Moines 1 1.39%
Olbrich Botanical Gardens - Madison, Wisconsin 1 1.39%
Mitchell Park Holticultural Conservatory - Milwaulkee 0 0%
Bellevue Botanical Gardens - Bellevue, Washington 0 0%
Dallas Arboretum & Gardens - Dallas 3 4.17%
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens - Nashville 1 1.39%
Leach Botanical Gardens - Portland, Oregon 0 0%
Cornell Plantations - Ithaca, New York 0 0%
Cylburn Arboretum - Baltimore 0 0%
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Old 07-17-2008, 07:42 PM
 
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
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Cool US City with the prettiest botanical gardens

Which US city do you think has the prettiest botanical gardens? Please send pictures.

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Old 07-17-2008, 07:49 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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I don't know, I haven't been to all of them.

But out of the 1 I've been to I'd say Omaha's.
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Old 07-17-2008, 07:54 PM
 
Location: suburbia
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Yeah, me too Go Ne. Out of the one and only I've been to, I'd have to say Chicago wins by a longshot.
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Old 07-17-2008, 07:55 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island and Atlanta, GA
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Atlanta's are beautiful...but the best I've seen are Longwood Gardens outside of Philadelphia.
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Old 07-17-2008, 08:26 PM
 
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
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I'm going to have to say Middleton Place. It is so beautiful and historic at the same time. There is just this certain elegance in Middleton Place.
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Old 07-17-2008, 08:51 PM
 
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It's too bad the poll doesn't include my favorite, the Memphis Botanic Garden. The soil is so rich and the growing season is so long in Memphis that even fenceposts sprout roots. It's one of the few positive things about the city.

Otherwise, I really haven't been to a botanical garden that I haven't liked.
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Old 07-17-2008, 09:16 PM
 
Location: Omaha
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Loritzen Gardens were good when I went, but to be honest, I've never been to any other ones, so I'm not one to judge, and I don't really like flowers much,(come with too many insects) so I didn't even enjoy the LG very much either. So i suppose I shouldn't have voted in this... oh well!
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Old 07-17-2008, 09:17 PM
 
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
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I love Madisons Olbrich Gardens.
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Old 07-18-2008, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM - Summerlin, NV
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The Albuquerque botanical gardens is so beautiful, wow..it so amazing i love to go there often!
i like the newly added sasebo japan area
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Old 07-18-2008, 11:00 AM
 
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The Albuquerque botanical gardens is so beautiful, wow..it so amazing i love to go there often!
i like the newly added sasebo japan area
Agreed! I now live in vegas but when i live in albuquerque that place always made me so happy.. i miss that place and i'm looking forword to see that new japanese area i heard about it in the journal
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