Longwood Gardens, Tyler Arboretum and More Public Gardens to Visit This Spring
Spring is here and what better way to experience the season than by touring local public gardens and arboretums. Here are three of the best arboretums in our region to discover in spring.
Where: 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square
Not only one of the most famous public gardens in Chester County, Longwood Gardens is also one of the most famous in the U.S. Located in Kennett Square, visit Longwood this spring to see blue poppies in bloom or to admire the acres of gardens, fountains, sculptures, and more. There are also a wide array of classes and events to experience as well. Learn more about Longwood Gardens.
Where: 515 Painter Road, Media
Located in Media, Tyler Arboretum is a place of natural beauty and history dating far back to 1681, when an English Quaker named Thomas Minshall purchased the property from William Penn. The arboretum features a variety of gardens, woodlands, and meadows, as well as numerous hiking trails and educational programs. Tyler Arboretum is also home to the historic Painter Plant Collection, one of the most comprehensive collections of native plants in the region. Learn more about Tyler Arboretum.
Jenkins Arboretum and Garden
Where: 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon
Celebrate spring this year by strolling the gardens at Jenkins Arboretum and Garden. Located in Devon, Jenkins was purposefully created to highlight the beauty of rhododendrons, azaleas, and other acid-loving plants alongside the native flora of the eastern United States. Whether you’re admiring the vivid colors of blooming azaleas in the spring or taking in the peaceful scenery of winter, there is always something to appreciate, explore, and discover at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Learn more about Jenkins Arboretum.
Spanning across 48 acres of gardens and woodlands, with 1.2 miles of trails, the Arboretum offers free admission and is open every day of the year. Whether you’re a plant enthusiast or simply seeking a serene escape, Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is a must-visit destination in the area. Learn more about Jenkins Arboretum and Garden in Media.