Heathcote's Garden of Lights

    The Treasure Coast’s most innovative and unique holiday illumination.

    Heathcote's Garden of Lights
  • The Treasure Coast's

    Green Heart

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

  • weddings, anniversaries, parties, events...

    Garden Rentals

    Heathcote Botanical Gardens provides a beautiful backdrop for your wedding or social event.

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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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  • Relax, Breathe & Enjoy Life With Us


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

  • Heathcote memberships offers a variety of benefits

    Join Us and Explore

    Free admission, events discounts and so much more!

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Calling All Volunteers

Heathcote's Fall Gardenfest and the Garden of Lights are right around the corner! There are a variety of Volunteer Opportunities you can choose from depending on your availability, physical capabilities, skills and desired level of involvement. We need your assistance to make this milestone year a success!


The mission of Heathcote Botanical Gardens is to educate and inspire by providing a place of botanical beauty and to serve as a resource for the conservation of our environment.

Recent News

Gardening 411

Garden Festival Schedule of Events

Join us at Heathcote this weekend for the 30th Annual Garden Festival This year’s Garden-Fest includes a variety of plant […]

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Hurricane Irma Debris

Hurricane Irma Debris Statistics

According to Martin County Florida’s website, Hurricane Irma generated the equivalent of a year and a half’s worth of debris, […]

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Vanda and Cattlea Orchids

Vanda and Cattleya Orchids

Like any other plant, orchids require light, correct temperature ranges, humidity, water and feeding. Orchids are variable in their light […]

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Ground Cover

Alternatives to Turf

Turning Problem Spaces into Featured Places Tuesday, October 10, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Tired of high maintenance lawns? […]

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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!



Heathcote welcomes thousands of visitors each year. Read our reviews on TripAdvisor to learn more.

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Our future depends on your support

2017 Year to Date Contributions
$29,044.16 (58.1% of Goal)
Thank You!

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