Yes, Florida is famous for our white sandy beaches and turquoise waters, but thanks to our subtropical climate and species of plants that were transplanted from around the world, the flourishing flora and fauna helped make Florida home to some of the most beautiful gardens in the world.
Veranda.com reported recently that Marie Selby Gardens is the #2 place to visit in Florida for botanical gardents. It is a tropical, urban oasis featuring unparalleled horticulture displays in a Sarasota bay-front setting. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a living museum and a world-class center for education, research and conservation. With over 15-acres featuring orchids, bromeliads and other epiphytes. You can see also see amazing koi ponds. It is also a unique venue for weddings and private events.
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