United States of America, Kansas, Sedgwick County, Wichita
Botanica (Wichita, Kansas)
The idea of a Botanical Garden in Wichita began in the early 1970s with the Wichita Area Garden council.A citizens group was formed as an outgrowth of the interest in 1982.The Board of Park commissioners adopted the proposal. Funding from the city was contingent upon support from business and private sectors. Funding was successful and in 1985, groundbreaking began. The grand opening occurred on May 31, 1987. The gardens include a Shakespearian Garden, fountains, a woodland walk, a xeriscape demonstration garden, and an aquatic collection among others.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include:
The folder includes a worksheet and photocopies of articles