GARDENS

The Sunken Garden presents a different seasonal floral backdrop throughout the year while the North Garden features a lush tropical garden for a small intimate group or event. Check out our “Attractions” page for detailed information on each garden.

The Sunken Garden Located inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, the Sunken Garden provides a stunning and romantic location for your ceremony. The Sunken Garden is the home of the Conservatory’s seasonal flower shows. Accommodates 90 to 100 people standing.

The North Garden is an intimate, tropical garden inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory featuring spice and fruit trees lining a figure-eight shaped pool. Surrounding blooming orchids provide accents of color in this lush space. Accommodates 30 to 35 people standing.

The Ordway Gardens & Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden Newly reconstructed in 2012, The Ordway Garden is a secluded, serene indoor and outdoor space available for private rentals during the summer. The Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden, with its beautiful waterfall and reflecting pool, provide a peaceful and one-of-a-kind setting. Accommodates 35 to 100 people.

The Excedra is a stunning outdoor setting located in front of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, overlooking the scenic Frog Pond and surrounded by magnificent pine and fir trees and adjoins the Enchanted Garden. Accommodates 50 people standing or 15 people sitting.

The Enchanted Garden Located just outside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, the Enchanted Garden features a beautiful seasonal display of annuals and perennials with views of the Conservatory, Frog Pond, and Excedra.

To reserve a garden space, contact our Facility Rentals Department at 651-487-8250.

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