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[Total: 0   Average: 0/5]You must sign in to vote The San Antonio City Council recently approved the San Antonio Botanical Garden 2010 Master Site Plan. This video provides an overview of the Garden and the improvements visitors will see in the future. High on a hilltop overlooking downtown San Antonio, you’ll find a 33-acre oasis of colorful plants, fragrant flowers, trees, butterflies and birds. The San Antonio Botanical Garden invites you to enjoy the awe-inspiring world of nature. Each year more than 100,000 people from all over the world visit the garden. School aged children, on educational field trips, discover the importance of nature and plants, and learn to become stewards of our environment. They’re also treated to special exhibits such as Dave Rogers’ Big Bugs, Art in the Garden and Playhouses and Forts. Special events include Bootanica, Chocolate Day, Dog Days of Summer, Family Days and Viva Botanica. Visitors will be even more inspired as the Botanical Garden continues to evolve as one of the nation’s finest regional gardens. The acquisition of additional property along Funston Place has created the opportunity to expand. The 2010 Master Site Plan increases the role of the garden as a dynamic community resource and tourist destination. The plan currently calls for a new Entry Sequence and Parking, a Welcome Center, a Family Adventure Garden, a new Children’s Vegetable Garden, a flowing paseo connecting the Core Garden areas and dramatic new Conservatory gardens on the Funston property. An Indoor Education and Event Center and a New Event Lawn will complete the improvements. The garden will continue to host major outdoor performances and festivities such as community favorites Shakespeare in the Park and Gardens by Moonlight. The focal point of the Garden is the iconic glass conservatory featuring plants from desert regions to equatorial rainforests. The glass […]

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