Mystic Creatures at Garvan Gardens :: Hot Springs Attraction

Last year I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the Mystic Creatures topiary structures at Garvan Woodlands Gardens. The topiaries are large in scale and it boggles my brain trying to determine how in the world the artists came up with the ideas for each structure and how they carried them out with plants. Each display is made … Read More

Planning for Arkansas Summer Vacations

Arkansas has lots of opportunities for exciting, beautiful and educational experiences throughout the state. Some of my favorites are Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, William J. Clinton Library and Museum in Little Rock and Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. Even though all three places are in different locations, they would be … Read More

Tiptoe Through Hot Springs Tulips :: Arkansas Spring Getaway

The Hot Springs Tulips will be blossoming soon and we are excited! With so many garden events at Garvan Woodland Gardens throughout the year that I love to attend that it’s hard to pick my all-time favorite. But, if I did I think it would be Tulip Extravaganza March 22-April 19. The schedule of when … Read More

Daffodil Days Herald Spring in Hot Springs, AR!

Daffodil Days are Upon Us! The very first daffodil bloom of the season makes my heart skip a beat with excitement and a sense of renewal. I love the stark beauty and quiet of winter, yet that bright yellow bloom gets me thinking about all the good things to come! We’re lucky here in the south, … Read More

Spring Break Getaway in Hot Springs AR

Spring is a time of renewal–with blossoming flowers, green leaves, and an optimistic spirit. Hot Springs National Park is the perfect retreat to enjoy the beautiful season. The first stop for you on your trip should be Garvan Gardens. The gardens have gorgeous botanical landscapes for you to explore and enjoy on a Spring afternoon. … Read More

Where to See the BEST EVER Holiday Lights in the Whole Wide World!

You may think that I’m exaggerating a wee bit, but seriously, the Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens are truly the finest display of holiday cheer that I have ever experienced. At Garvan Gardens from November 22-December 31, you don’t just see the lights, you experience them! Strolling through 17 acres with over 4 million … Read More

Where to See Tulips in Hot Springs, Arkansas

As the weather heats up, the daffodils and hyacinths at Garvan Woodland Gardens will be joined by friends—the tulips! With over 130,000 blooms planted for this year’s event, the tulips are sure to be a breathtaking sight. The Extravaganza officially begins on March 19 in the botanical gardens, and it continues for a little over … Read More

Where to See Daffodils in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Hooray! The daffodils are blooming in our garden! What a wonderful reminder that spring is actually coming. Every winter when I’m worn out with the cold, that first burst of color and bloom in our gardens makes me believe once again in the hope of renewed life with the arrival of springtime. Garvan Gardens, a … Read More