Mounts Botanical Garden Offers FREE Admission for PBC Residents on 2nd Saturday of Each Month Starti

 
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - June 21, 2022 - PRLog -- (West Palm Beach, FL – June 20, 2022) Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be offering FREE admission to all Palm Beach County residents on the second Saturday of each month starting July 9 and continuing through the rest of this year (August 13, September 10, October 8, November 12 and December 10). Visitors must show proof of residency on those dates for admission-free entry.

"As a growing cultural and eco-friendly institution under the verdant umbrella of Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension, we are proud to offer free admission one day a month to our fellow county residents," says Rochelle Wolberg, Curator/Director at Mounts Botanical Garden.

'This is one way we can say THANK YOU to the people and taxpayers of Palm Beach County for their ongoing support of Mounts Botanical Garden over the last few years of unprecedented challenges from COVID to economic uncertainty," she adds. "Mounts is the 'Community's Garden,' so we invite local residents to come out to relax, rejuvenate, and repeat each month. There's much to discover in our 16-acre tropical oasis with its acclaimed collection of 25 unique garden areas containing more than 6,000 species of tropical and sub-tropical plants."

Admission for non-residents on those days will remain at $12 for nonmember adults; $10 for seniors 65+, college students, and military with ID; $5 for ages 6-17. The open hours at Mounts are 9 am to 3 pm (last entry at 2 pm) June through October, and 9 am to 4 pm (last entry at 3 pm) November and December.

About Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County:


With a mission to inspire and educate through nature, Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County's oldest and largest botanical garden. Visitors to this 16-acre tropical oasis will see an acclaimed collection of 25 unique garden areas containing more than 5,000 species of tropical and sub-tropical plants, including Florida natives, exotic and tropical fruit trees, herbs, palms, roses, cactus, bromeliads and much more. Mounts Botanical Garden is part of the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Department, in partnership with the University of Florida and the non-profit Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden. This project is sponsored in part by The Board of County Commissioners, the Tourist Development Council, and the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County. Mounts Botanical is located at 531 North Military Trail in West Palm Beach. For more information, please visit www.mounts.org.

Available for Interview:

Rochelle Wolberg, Curator-Director

Mounts Botanical Garden

561.233.1730 /
rwolberg@pbcgov.org

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart, PR-BS, Inc.

561.756.4298 /
gary@pr-bs.net
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