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With a variety of plantings, the Hiram Butler Home (ca. 1880) and 31 sculptures, Smith-Gilbert Gardens has something for everyone. At the center of Smith-Gilbert Gardens is the historic Hiram Butler House, dating back over 150 years. The house was...more
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Love this wonderful garden, it teaches us to admire and respect nature. My favorite part the bonsai collection. Butterflies and flowers everywhere, didn’t expect that the last days of September. Beautiful ponds. The staff was very informative and friendly. Special discounts for veterans, students, and...More
The gardens are very much unkept. There was debris over all the walking trails. The treehouse exhibit is a joke as they are all rundown and in need of improvements. My two year old couldn’t play with anything in them at all. Everything is very...More
Beautiful rose garden, meticulous grounds, walking paths through woods and gatdens. Bonsai classes, hummingbird banding demonstrations given on some weekends. My daughter had her wedding here. What a beautiful back drop for a beautiful couple.
First let me say that while I am not a gardener but that I enjoy visiting gardens and that I appreciate the labor that goes into maintaining a garden. I have visited 25 to 30 gardens and have done reviews on several of them. This...More
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Smith-Gilbert G, Guest Relations Manager at Smith Gilbert Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018
Thank you for your visit to Smith-Gilbert Gardens. I would like to take a moment to address some of the concerns you raised in your review.
Here at Smith-Gilbert Gardens, we take our role as careful stewards of the environment very seriously. In order to...More
Such a unique and peaceful place, something for everyone. Great afternoon option for out of town family/visitors year round. Sculpture, interesting architecture (Butler house built 1882) and unique 15 acre garden with gravel paths and water feature. Always enjoy the native azaleas, roses, camellias, pitcher...More
As botanical gardens go this one is on the small side, but is a hidden gem that you won't want to miss! If you like bonsai trees they have a very large collection of them. If you appreciate modern sculpture, you will find dozens located...More
Make sure you get there first part of September for the hummingbird banding. This is fun for the whole family. If your lucky you can release the hummingbird of from your hand.
It is very educational. In the butterfly house you can grab a slice...More