I waited over a year of moving in to the area before visiting Heathcote, and was very pleasantly surprised at what I found there! The Bonsai garden is rated as one of the best and biggest in the U.S.! I immediately became a volunteer there.
Easy one hour stroll through varied Florida fauna. Extensive bonsai section. Good places for sitting, contemplating and perhaps a picnic. There is a charge but a discount for seniors. Veterans are free (with ID). Children under 6 free also. ***Great location for outdoor weddings!!!
Absolutely loved this small botanical garden!
First and foremost, when planning a visit, please do not expect, nor compare it to some of the larger gardens in Florida or beyond (i.e. McKee, Bok Tower, Harry P. Leu, Morikami, etc.).
It is on the smaller side...更多