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Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

6220 Old Lagrange Rd, Crestwood, KY 40014-9550
+1 502-241-4788
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Quante

I have visited many botanical gardens around the world and Yew Dell is small and quant. I'd say... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Justin W
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Highland, Michigan
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Beautiful in every season

These gardens are beautiful year-round. Every time we go there is something different in bloom, as... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Elizabeth T
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Kentucky
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Louisville's 33-acre public botanical garden & horticulture research center offers magnificent garden displays & family friendly gardening activities for all levels. Stroll the spacious grounds that are home to stunning and varied gardens featuring an expansive plant collection of beautiful, rare & unusual specimens. Visit our stone castle and Yew Dell's award winning Bank Bark & Pavilion. Offering year-round activities from casual plant walks & guided tours to first-rate workshops and lectures. Yew Dell will inspire the gardener in everyone.
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6220 Old Lagrange Rd, Crestwood, KY 40014-9550
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I have visited many botanical gardens around the world and Yew Dell is small and quant. I'd say more if a glorified venue for weddings, but like plants is being cultivated into a very nice garden. Looks to offer horticulture programs for adults and kids,...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

These gardens are beautiful year-round. Every time we go there is something different in bloom, as well as beautiful trees and shrubs. Nice place to take a picnic lunch, and above average gift shop with a lovely selection of books and nature related items.

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice garden and some interesting buildings. Lovely views from the terrace and plenty of land to explore if you're feeling energetic. Garden is dominated by the arboretum, but there are also some nice areas of other plants, and some lovely avenues. Favourite was the fairy...More

Thank baha_hala
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We happened across these gardens whilst visiting the whiskey distillery next door. What a find! They are beautifully set out and each plant well labelled. The education centre looks to be thriving. The staff were helpful and identified one of the few trees that was...More

Thank gary19191
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Went to Yew Dell as part of a garden tour. We had a guide who detailed the history and identified some plants. The grounds are beautifully maintained and there is lots of diversity of plants. Interesting structures and art through the garden. Easy walking and...More

Thank lakegranny
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The perfect outing on a beautiful, low humidity summer day in Kentucky. Admission fee is reasonable, staff are helpful in answering questions, and they have a great gift shop. Take a leisurely stroll and be sure to check out the castle. Most plants and trees...More

Thank Kygirl56
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited on a sunny spring day and were rewarded first with the sight of the castle, the workmanship of Theodore Klein, who with his wife Martha Lee, spent 50 years developing a family farm, successful commercial nursery and an extensive collection of plants and...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place and very well worth the $7 admission price. Might be a little hard to entertain children under 8 there. Very peaceful and I will definitely return!

Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The gardens were in full April bloom and the weather perfect. The care with which everything is tended, and the walking paths around the property make it a delightful place to spend two or three hours.

Thank lancereyn0
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I admit to a bias here. After coming here several times over the past year I became a volunteer. The gardens are beautiful and there are a lot of benches and paved paths for those who are traveling with mobility issues. The lower woods section...More

Thank kmlawn01
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