The Great Lakes Region is home to a vast number of plant species that keep the lake's surroundings beautiful and unique. Passengers that cruise the Great Lakes are often amazed by the region's natural heritage and the gardening culture around it. Humidity and temperature vary around the coast of each of the Great Lakes. This causes a wide flora diversity in the surrounding nature. One can appreciate beautiful prairies, delicate native orchids, woodland wildflowers, and more.
Great Lakes Gardeners Community
The Great Lakes region is an avid gardener zone. Gardeners around take advantage of the prime weather for certain species of flora and plant all year long.
Gardeners get together and share their experiences and advice on what to plant depending on each region within the Great Lakes. This promotes noticeable success for gardeners and their creations. This results in a a beautiful set of gardens everywhere around the Great Lakes, an iconic feature of the region.
Iconic Gardens in the Great Lakes
Get to know the diverse flora of the Great Lakes area.
Here are some botanical gardens to visit during your cruise: