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Rotary Botanical Gardens

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Address: 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
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+1 608-752-3885
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If you are visiting Janesville, these gardens are a must see

These gardens were created from an old gravel quarry. They have themes from all around the world; alpine, Japanese, woodland, English cottage, hostas, Scottish, a hummingbird... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 July 2016
Mike G
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

These gardens were created from an old gravel quarry. They have themes from all around the world; alpine, Japanese, woodland, English cottage, hostas, Scottish, a hummingbird garden and others. They have been beautifully laid out and maintained. There are also ponds and water features. This is a wonderful place to visit. It is peaceful and quiet. You want to spend... More 

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Rock Springs, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Wonderful, beautiful areas to walk through. Gazeebo to take a break under and look around. Bridges to walk over and explore.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

My sister got married here. The company I work for has functions here on a regular basis. The botanicals are absolutely magical. The beauty is unmatched by any in the area. The smells are dreamy. And, in the winter there is a light show!

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Milton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

These gardens are beautiful. Its tranquil, peaceful and large enough that you feel you can view it privately without lots of people around you or that you are holding people up as you walk along the paths. I enjoyed all the different types of gardens, like the English garden, the rose garden and the Zen garden. My only true gripe... More 

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Watertown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

If you enjoy gardens and a quiet escape, this is it. We went on a weekday and it was not busy so we were able to leisurely enjoy the gardens and diversity. Lots of ideas for our back yard.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Rotary Botanical Gardens offers many different types of gardens within its perimeter, including an English garden, a scent garden, a Japanese garden, and many others. Children have special activities too. The gift shop is a must see as well!

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Milton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

The gardens are beautiful all year long and the Christmas lights will blow you away. The price is always right.

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Gardens are a wonderful variety and beautifully kept. The sculptures and trees and plant variety blend together and give people ideas for home gardens inly had a couple of hours, not nearly enough!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I wasnt expecting too much, but boy i was wrong, the japanese garden is nice for picture and it was a nice place to relax.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Beautiful experience! Wonderful stroll throughout into a variety of gardens. Nice gift shop too. Enjoyable and peaceful...

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