AAA Editor Notes
Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Dr. in Whitnall Park, feature more than 1,000 perennials and a rose garden with more than 3,000 rose plants; each year more than 11,000 annuals are planted for seasonal floral exhibitions. Also included are herb gardens, a trial garden and a butterfly garden as well as a tulip display and a crab apple collection. Free outdoor concerts take place Thursday evenings in summer. The Garden House contains art exhibits.