Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225  

Spotted Beebalm (Monarda Punctata)

Also called Spotted Horsemint or simply Horsemint, this plant is a member of the mint family and is an herbaceous perennial native to North America. It is a personal favorite for the native garden as it is so easy to grow, looks beautiful in a mass planting, and once...

Yaupon Holly (Ilex vomitoria)

This is an evergreen shrub which can reach 25 to 30 feet in height and is one of the easiest wildlife plants for you to grow in your yard. Its native range is from coastal New Jersey south to Florida and west to Texas. It is one of the most adaptable plants available...

Trumpet Honeysuckle Vine

Trumpet Honeysuckle Vine (Lonicera sempervirens). This lovely vine is also called Coral Honeysuckle and Woodbine. It grows to about 15 feet in length in light exposure ranging from light shade to full sun. It is easily cultivated under a variety of situations from...

Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Receives Grants to Start Master Plan Process

Jacksonville, Fla. (Feb. 10, 2021) – Later this month, the Arboretum will begin the exciting process of developing a master plan to design and install botanical gardens on the property. The master plan process was made possible by generous grants of $30,000 from the...

Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Elects New Board Members

News Release Jacksonville, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2020) – The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Board of Directors elected two new board members for 2020-2021: Jacksonville residents Adina Pollan and Jennifer Marko. About the New Board Members Pollan is a...

Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens is Becoming More ADA Accessible

News Release Jacksonville, Fla. (November 4, 2019) – The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens (JAG) is one-step closer to becoming permanently ADA accessible. Construction is underway on the South Loop paving project and will be complete in the coming weeks. This...

2020 ‘A Brush with Nature’ Plein Air Artists Event Set for Oct. 17-18

News Release Artists on-site and through additional virtual event create, sell their work to support the nonprofit Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens, local artists Jacksonville, Fla. (Aug. 18, 2020) – The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens (JAG) and First Coast...

Jacksonville Arboretum Thanks Donors During Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for South Loop Ravine Overlook

News Release Thanks to donors, the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens now has a permanent ADA-accessible paved path for mobility-impaired visitors, representing a $50,000 investment Jacksonville, Fla. (July 20, 2020) Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens...

Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens Reopens to Public at 8 a.m., April 22

News Release Signage will remind visitors to maintain ‘social distancing,’ with no large gatherings allowed Jacksonville, Fla. (April 21, 2020) – After closing on March 16 in accordance with city, state and federal guidelines to slow and reduce the spread of the...

Dana Doody Joins Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens as Executive Director – Feb. 26, 2020

News Release Jacksonville, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2020) – The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens Board of Directors has hired Dana Doody as executive director for the nonprofit organization. Doody brings more than 13 years of nonprofit experience to the position and most...
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