The Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2440 S. Scenic Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
Monday - Saturday 8 AM - 8 PM
Sunday 11 AM - 6 PM
Katie Steinhoff - Coordinator
Peter Longley - Horticultural Interpreter
Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park
Open Dawn to Dusk
This includes the variety of gardens in the park.
Dr. Bill Roston Native Butterfly House
Free Weekend Tram Service
1-5pm, Saturdays & Sundays · May-Sept Board the tram at the Rose Garden. This is an excellent introduction to our gardens and our 114-acre park. Sponsored by the Parks Dept. and FOG.
Master Gardeners of Greene CountyDemonstration Gardens
A lively and colorful display includes a mixed perennial border, themed herb beds, ornamental grasses, Missouri natives, turf plots, and a vegetable bed in the theme of a European potager. Learn about plants that thrive in the Ozarks. To learn more, call (417) 862·9284. Open Dawn to Dusk
Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden
9am-7:30 pm, Thursday-Monday, April-October $3 per person; 12 & under free, 417.864.1049 Enjoy serenity and peace in the fully landscaped 7.5 acres founded in 1986. Experience winding paths, a stocked pond, bridges, bonsai shelter, tea house, moon bridge, pagoda, and improved meditation garden. Annual festivals offered throughout the year.
The Gray-Campbell Farmstead
1:30-4:30 pm most Sundays, April -October, 417.725.4921 Visit the oldest house in Springfield, MO. Discover life in the 1860's through displays, hands-on activities, programs, heritage garden, and annual expositions.
Federated Garden Club
Annuals and perennials are planted and maintained by Brentwood, Cherry Court, Ever Green and Hillbilly Gardeners Garden Clubs. Open Dawn to Dusk
Missouri Native Arboretum
Throughout Close Park, many native tree species are identified with green signs which teach about our Missouri forests. Brown signs indicate non-native and ornamental trees and shrubs. These serve as guides for the homeowner. The latest additions include the Cercis (Redbud), Dwarf Conifer, and Native Shrub Gardens. Open Dawn to Dusk
South Creek Greenway & Trailhead
Open Dawn to Dusk