Terra Nostra Garden, the Botanical Gardens in the Azores

Where is it? These lush and dense gardens aged over 200 years are situated in the Furnas Valley.  A long extinct volcano, the crater measures approximately 7 m. in diameter. Hundreds of small streams and springs with various minerals feed the plant life indigenous to the region.  As well as century old trees, other varieties have been imported from North America, …

Vallarta Conservatory of Mexican Orchids Now Open

The Vallarta Botanical Gardens had the grand opening December 12, 2014 of their Conservatory of Mexican Orchids with an official ribbon cutting ceremony for this world class facility.  It included concerts, art exhibits and guest speakers for a week-long festival of events. Located 30 minutes south of Old Town at Km. 24 on Highway 200, Vallarta Botanical Gardens offer something …