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    Heathcote has been the source of education, community and awareness for decades

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    From rainforest jungles to the world's largest public display of tropical bonsai, Heathcote has something for everyone.

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  • James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery

    Over 100 Tropical Bonsai

    The largest display of tropical bonsai in the United States

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Home of the largest public tropical bonsai collection in the U.S.

The James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery featuring 100 bonsai trees on permanent display.

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Heathcote is a resource of horticultural, botanical and ecological knowledge that educates the public by maintaining a collection of quality plants, and by providing cultural, educational and recreational activities that attract constituents from a broad geographical region. 

American Horticultural Society

American Horticultural Society

Heathcote is part of the AHS Reciprocal Admissions Program. Members enjoy special admissions and discounts to over 300 gardens in North America!



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Recent News

Postcards from Home

Erick Gill, Public Information Manager for St. Lucie County, has produced two “Postcards from Home” video segments about Heathcote. The […]

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Garden of Lights opens this Friday with a special guest!

Bud and Dot Adams present the Treasure Coast Garden of Lights opens Friday November 27th at Heathcote Botanical Gardens, Fort […]

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28th Annual Fall Festival

Join us at Heathcote for our 28th annual Fall Festival. This year our admission fee will be waived.  “Everything Gardening” […]

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