Published on March 31st, 2017 | by ssca0
Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden opens April 1 with Extended Hours
Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden its new season April 1 , 2017 with new extended hours. For the first time ever, the garden will be open daily, April 1-Sept. 30, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.; and Oct. 1-31, 10 a.m-6 p.m.
Created in 1985, Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden is the oldest attraction at Springfield Botanical Gardens in Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. The 7.5-acre walled garden includes a large koi lake, moon bridge, meditation garden, teahouse and traditional Japanese garden landscaping.
“The Botanical Gardens staff is thrilled to be able to provide access to the Japanese Garden on a daily basis during the growing season,” said Katie Keith, Botanical Center Coordinator. “It is the jewel of our garden collections and we want everyone to be able to enjoy it.”
Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden admission is $3/adults, free for kids age 12 and under and for members of Friends of the Garden. Admission is free all day Sat., April 22, as part of the Cherry Blossom Kite and Piñata Festival.
For more information about Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, call the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center at 417-891-1515 or visit ParkBoard.org/Botanical.