Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Beauty, conservation, education and discovery flourish throughout the year at this 95 acre complex of large ornamental display gardens and unique native plant collections. Walking trails, lakes, more than twenty varieties of cherry trees, irises, peonies, an extensive shade garden, native wildflowers, gazebos, birds, butterflies, seasonal blooms and foliage create a sanctuary of beauty and nature. Conservation and plant diversity displays in the Visitor Center invite guests of all ages to explore the natural world. The Atrium’s indoor tropical garden setting is a popular meeting, reception, wedding and workshop location. Interpretive displays accompany a restored 18th-century cabin. A picnic area beside the Gardens is available to visitors. Visit Meadowlark to watch the exquisite Korean Bell Garden take shape. The Korean American Cultural Committee (KACC) is funding this $1M. project. The Bell Garden will consist of stone terracing and stairs, Korean trees, a meandering path with various reflection stations, and the highlight, the Bell Pavilion and Bell. Please plan a trip to the garden to see the expert craftmanship of the pavilion, the simplicity of the landscape and the breathtaking view of the rest of the gardens. Meadowlark presents gardening and horticulture workshops, tours, field trips, concerts, volunteer programs and an active endowment with opportunities to commemorate or honor loved ones while helping Meadowlark Botanical Gardens grow.