Hours of Admission
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday – Closed May to October Reopen Sundays starting November 6th.
Monday – Closed
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Upcoming Events

Event Calendar

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Garden of Lights 2023
Music in the Garden Thursdays


Upcoming Events

Music in the Gardens: Every Thursday approximately 12 pm – 1 pm
Looking for a wonderful way to decompress. Come by Heathcote Botanical Gardens on Thursdays between 12-1pm and enjoy Bob Lusk performing meditative  style music. An hour to wander among the Gardens while enjoying the wonderful background ambiance. It is a combination certain to please. Free with admission to garden. Occurs most Thursdays.

Upcoming Art workshop: Air Dry Clay Succulent November 11th 10 am – 12 pm
This will be a wonderful class taught under the direction of Shaile Socher. Workshop details and ticketing information coming soon.

Garden of Lights November 25th- December 30th Friday and Saturdays 5:30-9pm
kick off on Thanksgiving weekend, November 25th and 26th, and run Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., through the end of December. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for members, $3 for children ages 6 – 12, and free for children under age 6. Advance tickets can be purchased online starting in November. Garden of Lights visitors will enjoy enchanted gardens that feature favorite light displays from last year, as well as new additions to dazzle audiences. This year an amazing light waterfall will grace the main lawn. In addition, our secret garden will be unveiled with a wondrous new feature at Heathcote. We are not going to spoil the surprise, but it will be magical! As well many unique additions to the rainforest display along with some jazzing up of our famous under the sea light vignette. The Gardens is transformed into an oasis of wonder for 6 exciting weekends. Be sure to add this to your must see over the winter holidays!

Recurring Events

Bonsai Collection Tour:
3rd Tuesday of each month,
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tour the James J. Smith Bonsai Collection,
meet the curator and hear the history of the collection. *November-May

Bonsai Clinic with the Bonsai Curator:
4th Tuesday of each month,
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sharpen your skills and learn how to care for your Bonsai. Bring your questions and thirst for knowledge.
Advance registration required at least 2 weeks prior to the date: Members $10, $15 for Non-Members. Call us to enroll 772-464=4672 #3

A walk in the Garden:
every 3rd Thursday of each month,
11:00 am

Heathcote’s Horticulturist or docent share highlights of the plant galleries of Heathcote.
Garden Admission (free to members). *November–May.

Want to do art in the Garden?

Call us to arrange time for your group to come and surround yourself with the beauty of the garden to inspire your masterpieces. 772-464-4672 #3

Propagators & Horticulture Helpers

Every Wednesday, play in the dirt and help maintain the Gardens for all to enjoy.
Bring your lunch and enjoy sharing your favorite gardening stories
with other nature enthusiasts who make a difference at Heathcote. Can’t make it on Wednesday? Volunteers are welcome any day of the week!

Volunteer Coffee – Volunteer Orientation
3rd Wednesday of each month at Heathcote House:

Volunteers sustain Heathcote to help maintain collections, growing plants,
Garden Gift Shop/Admissions & special events. Everyone makes a difference! Come by and learn about all the volunteer opportunities available and make some new friends!
To RSVP, call: 772-464-4672


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Member Benefits

Memberships start at just $45 per year and Heathcote members enjoy a variety of benefits…



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