Hours of Admission
Tuesday – Saturday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday – Closed May to OctoberReopen Sundays starting November 6th.
Monday – Closed
Garden News, Classes & Events2024-04-27T13:48:31-04:00

Upcoming Events

Event Calendar

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Music in the Garden Thursdays
Heathcote Botanical Gardens Beginner Bonsai class with Tropicals May 4 2024
poker run postponed Heathcote
postponed run whatcha brung event
Fall Garden Festival 2024 Heathcote Botanical Gardens
Grow Getters Walking Club membership


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.

Bonsai classes: Sign up today for one of our upcoming Bonsai classes. We have at least one per quarter.  What options are still waiting for you: March is Wiring for Bonsai, May is Beginner Bonsai with Tropicals and October we have Beginner Bonsai with Portulacaria.  Join us on adventure and learn a new art.

Upcoming Art workshop: Coming Soon New Schedule for 2024!

Garden of Lights November 29th 2024- January 4, 2025 Friday and Saturdays 5:30-9pm
Our 10th annual Garden of Lights kicks off on Thanksgiving weekend, November 29th and 30th, and run Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., through the end of December.  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 open for the public our newest feature at Heathcote. Make sure you come prepared to grab your photo in the Secret Garden. 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! Pricing and ticket sales will be posted closer to the event. If interested in joining our illuminator team to learn and become part of this amazing creation give us call!

Recurring Events

Bonsai Collection Tour:
Occurs when the curator is onsite,
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. Call for more information or to schedule your groups private tour. Minimum group of 10 required to book a private tour.

Bonsai Clinic with the Bonsai Curator:
Call for current days available
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. Please note admission fee does apply but discounts are available for larger groups. You have the option to schedule this before regular garden hours on select days.

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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