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Great Gardens to Visit Part 2- Fairchild Tropical Gardens Coral Gables Florida

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Great Gardens to Visit Part 2- Fairchild Tropical Gardens Coral Gables Florida

I grew up in South Florida amid a jungle of tropical plants and fruit trees. My father was an avid gardener and collector of palm trees. Our backyard was full of bananas, citrus trees, and flowering vines. This is where I first became intrigued with  different types of lush foliage plants. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens contains a huge collection of unique tropical plants. Set around natural water features and the beautiful Florida sunshine this garden is particularly great to visit during the winter months.  Located in Coral Gables, Florida it is 83 acres of tropical plantings. Various garden collections surround...

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