On Friday, May 11, you can visit Mounts Botanical Garden, and catch the Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea exhibit, for just $5 as part of National Public Garden Day.

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National Public Gardens Day

National Public Gardens Day is a national event is designed to raise awareness about the role America’s public gardens play in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservation, and education in communities nationwide.

This is a great opportunity to explore this beautiful garden for a discounted price  – admission is normally $15 for adults.  Just visit the National Public Garden website to claim the offer. You’ll be asked for your email address and will shortly receive a flyer/coupon. Print and bring with you for discounted admission.


An oasis in the heart of the Palm Beaches, Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden. With 14 acres of gardens displaying tropical and subtropical plants from around the world including: flowering trees and shrubs, tropical fruit trees, bromeliads, palms, herbs, a vegetable garden, butterfly garden, rose garden, reflection pond and much more.

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Washed Ashore is a non-profit community art project based in Bandon, Oregon. The project builds and exhibits powerful sculptures made entirely out of plastic pollution from Pacific beaches. The mission of this project is to educate a global audience  and awaken the hearts and minds of viewers to the global marine debris crisis and spark positive change. Exhibits from this project can be seen all over the United States, including at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Via WashedAshore.org


Hours: 10AM-4PM, last admission is at 3:30PM
Cost: $5 for adults (with coupon), $5 for ages 5-12, children 4 and under FREE
Location: 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach
Questions: Visit www.mounts.org or call 561-233-1757