The interior gardens and galleries of our Conservatory, with the jungle, the desert and the primitive paradise, offer the perfect contrast to a winter day or a busy day. The Climatron at the Missouri Botanical Garden was the world's first geodesic dome greenhouse, as well as the first air-conditioned greenhouse, when it opened in 1960. Join garden Rosarian David Gunn and learn how to spot common problems affecting roses and how to address them. This means you can enjoy sea views with your rhododendrons and dahlias, and the garden is also a great place to see more than 160 species of birds.
Seventeen specialty gardens offer you plenty to choose from in this 66-acre space, and the Dallas Arboretum is especially known for its Christmas-themed events. It's a serene and picturesque environment, considered the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan. The garden is located under a huge arched skylight and is powered by an interior sprinkler system that falls from the ceiling like London fog. Don't miss the annual outdoor exhibitions that invite internationally renowned artists to show their work in the gardens.
This Hawaiian island-inspired garden includes an impressive 14-foot waterfall, reflective pools with colorful koi fish, and giant rainforest murals. There's something for everyone at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, an urban oasis located in the heart of Midtown. The Botanical Garden Conservatory has two courtyard gardens and 10 garden rooms under glass, with a total of 28,944 square feet of growing space. It's hard to choose just one or two things to highlight about the 50-acre Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, especially since this Richmond, Virginia location has more than a dozen themed gardens.
But Longwood also has four and a half acres of indoor gardens, a 10,010-tube Longwood organ and a serene display of water lilies. Impressive with its 70-foot skylight peak, the 6,444-square-foot Sun Garden Conservatory at the Quad City Botanical Center offers a stunning tropical paradise on the banks of the Mississippi River in Rock Island, Illinois. The installation contains several plant exhibitions in its themed houses, including a fern room, a kindergarten and a house in the desert. Some even have impressive fountains or playgrounds that will entertain even the youngest of us.
Other indoor gardens include carnivorous plants, an arid garden, a Victorian garden and a seasonal display greenhouse.