Big Blooms and Big Bucks: 10 Gardens In The US That Mean Business

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Spring has sprung, flowers are starting to pop out of the ground here and there, and weekend gardeners are crossing their fingers hoping that rain doesn’t fall on Saturday. Loppers, pruners, tree saws, and lawn mowers are out in full force, filling neighborhoods with that sweet aroma that only freshly mown grass provides.

Although public and botanical gardens work year round to keep weeds suppressed, plants fed, and flower beds mulched, spring often heralds the start of the busiest part of the year for visitors. There are plenty of gardens throughout the United States that provide beauty, learning, and a peaceful place to picnic or take a relaxing stroll, and these ten gardens make an outstanding non-profit business of it.