Learn to appreciate the value of our world by coming to this garden. The gardens are a host to a wide variety of plants and animals. There's plenty of shade, so it's a perfect place to go, even when it's hot out. The 160 acre plot of land was once home to American financier John S. Phipps and his wife. Many events also take place in the gardens, such as car shows, book signings, and small fairs. After visiting the gardens, you'll definitely appreciate nature just a little bit more! The gardens also make for wonderful wedding pictures to commemorate that special day.