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CHILDREN'S GARDEN AT MCKEE NOW OPEN

Come Explore. Discover. Just Be a Kid. Be sure to check out our Grand Opening Activities and Weekly Children's Garden Activities. (Note: The Karst Splash Garden is temporarily closed for resurfacing. We apologize for this inconvenience).

OCEAN SOLE AFRICA SCULPTURE EXHIBITION - ON DISPLAY NOW THROUGH MAY 2020

This exhibition features 40 brightly colored, whimsical hand-crafted marine species sculptures made from recycled flip-flops that have washed upon the shores of Africa and were created by artisans from Ocean Sole Africa in Kenya.

'GRAND CENTRAL' STICKWORK SCULPTURE ON DISPLAY NOW

Internationally acclaimed landscape artist Patrick Dougherty and his son Sam, along with McKee volunteers, spent three weeks creating this one-of-a-kind masterpiece made from willow saplings in the Royal Palm Grove. The sculpture winds around the stately Royal Palms in a serpentine line, representing "a chaotic line in the midst of order," said Patrick Dougherty.

3RD ANNUAL GARDEN & ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE Fri. & Sat., March 20 & 21 and Sun., March 22, 2020

This event will feature a vast selection of exceptional and distinct antique furniture, paintings, outdoor garden benches and fountains, garden accessories, statuary, oriental rugs, estate jewelry, and more.

16TH ANNUAL WATERLILY CELEBRATION Saturday, June 20, 2020

Enjoy the centerpiece of McKee’s horticulture collection during the 16th Annual Waterlily Celebration.

THE GARDEN CAFE Sealantro at the Garden Cafe is open Tues.-Sat. from 11 am - 3 pm and Sun. from noon - 4 pm

Sealantro at the Garden Café features an array of hot and cold sandwiches, salads and house made soups, including vegan and gluten free options. A children’s menu is also available every day while groups of 10 or more can pre-order express boxed lunches. 772.794.0601 ext. 111. NOTE: Please no picnicking or outside food is allowed to be brought in. Sealantro at the Garden cafe can accomodate all dietary restrictions.

GARDEN DISCOVERY BACKPACKS

For children ages 3-12, McKee's Garden Discovery Backpacks are perfect for charting your own Garden adventure! Each backpack contains an educational guide and a variety of tools for exploration. Choose from five themes: Garden Explorer, Things with Wings, It's a Bug's World, Plantastic and Survival: Lost in the Jungle.

OUR MISSION

In addition to horticultural beauty, McKee Botanical Garden is a valued resource for cultural enrichment, hosting a variety of programs each season including world-class art exhibits, educational offerings and special events. The Garden is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been endorsed by The Garden Conservancy as a project of National Significance.

McKee Botanical Garden is a private, not-for-profit organization that continues to grow and develop through the support of individuals, foundations and corporations, and from income generated through admissions, gift shop sales and rentals. We look forward to your visit.

McKee Botanical Garden is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and is supported by tax-exempt contributions. All revenue and membership supports our mission to preserve and sustain our Garden for future generations.

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