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El Retiro’s Landscape: A Journey Through Time

Join Brendan Huggins, our Director of Horticulture, on a walking tour of the gardens at El Retiro. During this tour, participants can expect to learn about William Lyman Phillips’ original design intentions and how the property has grown and matured. Learn more about the landscape elements that make this home a unique part of our Gardens.

Event Date & Time

Friday, October 13, 2023
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


Alexander Discovery Center


Free for members / $20 non-members (includes admission)
Registration required

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Please Note:
Ticket price includes general admission to the Gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at boktower.org, in person at the Visitor Center or by phone at 863-734-1222. All programs and classes promptly begin at stated time and visitors are encouraged to arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins for check-in. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Culinary events are demonstration based and late arrivals may not be accommodated. For classes held after 5 pm, the entrance gate will stay open for an additional 30 minutes after the start time. Once the gate closes, late arrivals will not be admitted. Due to the nature of culinary events held at the Outdoor Kitchen, Bok Tower Garden may attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate food allergies. Dogs are not permitted at any educational program.