Visit over 50 separate gardens, several waterfalls, beautiful koi ponds, and countless breathtaking views, created in a 100 year old retired lime rock quarry. It has become a home and refuge to many creatures great and small.
The quarry walls are lined with concrete and rock planters filled with hundreds of species of plant and flowers to that make up a unique paradise. There are many benches and picnic tables to allow one to sit, rest, have lunch, or enjoy the views.
Trees and topography of the quarry allow temperate and semitropical plants for flourish year round.
Birds of prey, owls, doves and numerous songbirds, butterflies, turtles and Big Ben our 100 lb. blue catfish may also be encountered.
You may also wander though our surrounding woods and enjoy the Oaks, Cedars, Pines, Pecans, Hickories and Dogwoods in an adjacent 54 acre nature conservation easement maintained by the Conservation Trust for Florida.
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"A little slice of heaven" a beautiful botanical experience in a unique setting located in Williston Florida.
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