Scarecrows in the Forest | Tips

Scarecrows will be subject to the weather for three months. They need to be constructed with weather-resistant materials and clothing that does not fade easily. Scarecrows must be free standing. Use of PVC and rebar in a container is recommended. Stuffing can be...

Scarecrows in the Forest | Rules

Scarecrows should not be more than six-feet tall. Set up and installation is Aug. 15-30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday. You must make a reservation to install or care for your scarecrow. Please call the Garden at 305-296-1504 to make an appointment. Each...

Register for #KWVirtualGarden

Join us at #KWVirtualGarden for interactive, digital learning in the botanical garden. Programs for students pre-K-8 grade.

2020 Art in the Garden

  The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden opens its 10th Annual ART in the GARDEN displays on June 1. Meander over Garden boardwalks and down pathways through dappled shade cast by fresh greenscape, colorful blossoms and winged creatures of nature and...

COVID-19 Update: The Garden is open

  KEY WEST, THE FLORIDA KEYS — The 15-acre Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden remains open to visitors every day, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. Due to the hardships that business closures are putting on our community, all visitors are welcome free of charge....