White River Gardens
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White River Gardens

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Transport yourself far away from the urban cityscape, and surround yourself with lush greenery and native wildlife!

White River Gardens is also part of the Zoo and continues its tradition of connecting animals, plants and people. This beautiful 3.3-acre landmark attraction includes the Hilbert Conservatory, a 5,000 square-foot tropical oasis inside a glistening glass building, as well as the outdoor DeHaan Tiergarten that combines the best of gardening ideas, plant information and inspirational design to serve the needs of all visitors.

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Admission to White River Gardens is included with Zoo admission.

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Tasty Plants for Small Spaces
Tasty Plants for Small Spaces

By Nina Evans Horticulturist Some great fruits and vegetables, along with some tasty herbs, were grown in the White River...

Whimsical Garden Art
Whimsical Garden Art

by Nina Evans Horticulturist   If you’re like me, once you get a few good plants placed in your garden,...

The Clowes Coral Reef Garden
The Clowes Coral Reef Garden

By Nina Evans, Horticulturist   Have you ever seen an elephant ear plant that looks like a manta ray? You...

Butterfly Kaleidoscope
Butterfly Kaleidoscope

Bright, bold, beautiful colors will surround you when you visit Butterfly Kaleidoscope presented by Citizens Energy Group at the Hilbert Conservatory. Through...

Gardens Attract Wildlife
Gardens Attract Wildlife

By Nina Evans Horticulturist The White River Gardens is a National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Certified Wildlife Habitat garden. You can...