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Palm Beach County’s largest public garden is celebrating its 40th year anniversary.  Mounts Botanical Gardens is a 14-acre paradise located at 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach. It is Palm Beach County's oldest and largest public garden with plants from six continents.

Mounts features over 2,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants including plants native to Florida, exotic trees, tropical fruit, herbs, citrus trees and a variety of palms. Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County offers all sorts of flora to discover. Themed areas, referred to as gardens, include a butterfly garden, a Mediterranean garden and a tropical forest.

The Mounts Botanical’s mission is “to inspire and educate through nature. Its core values are

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This month on June 25th is the Tropical Fruit Festival at Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm Beach. This special event focuses on the incredible tropical fruit trees of the area, showcasing the delicious fruits nature gives in Southern Florida. An array of colors and impressive fruiting plants create a visual spectacle that you can touch, smell and taste. 

The Tropical Fruit Festival will also feature cooking demonstrations by Chef Allen Susser. Chef Susser has received the highly coveted James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Southeast. He has also written a number of successful cookbooks, which have landed on the “best seller’s” list. Some of the events you can expect to see during the festival include lectures about fruitscaping, tropical fruit

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The beautiful and mesmerizing gardens at the Mounts Botanical Gardens in West Palm Beach can be duplicated in your own backyard. Mounts and its staff of botanical and gardening professionals are offering a series of classes exploring the basics of horticulture and garden design. The classes being offered are called the Design and Creating the Home Landscape” series. The classes are set for three Saturdays, October 3rd, 10th and 17th from 9 am to 1 pm in the auditorium. 

The leader of the classes will be horticulture expert, Laura McLeod. McLeod is a certified landscape designer and a skilled individual in the field of viticulture. She will teach the basics of design and each step of the growing process. Attendees will have the luxury of going out into

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