"On a sunny Louisiana day, when the leaves are green, that cool summer or spring breeze is flowing through, and the birds are singing, there is always plenty for Baton Rouge apartment-ites to do, but sometimes you just need to stop and smell the roses, and there is one place perfect for doing just that. Walk through Independence Park and you'll soon find yourself smack dab in the middle of a collection of gorgeous colors and fragrances, as well as in the midst of a fascinating display of both local and exotic plant-life, at the Independence Park Botanical Garden. Whether you're a fan of the beauty of flavors, the magic of their aroma, or just want to learn more about the botanical world, you'll find something to delight and intrigue you at this garden.
The garden is made up a series of smaller gardens, all coming together for a common theme. Fans of roses can waltz within a wonderful array of colors and textures as they stroll through the Rose Garden, or take in the interesting plantlife of the Crape Myrtle garden. For those who want to enjoy the gardens with every one of their senses, you can take a walk down to the Sensory Garden to take in the aromas, the touch and of course the beautiful brilliance of color that these fascinating fauna can provide. They even have a Children's Forest for kids to frolick and play in while their parents are enjoying the rest of the trail, and a garden full of gorgeous Louisiana Irises. For those who want a little bit of everything, they can take a walk through nearly two miles of walking trail that will take you through all of the wonderful gardens while also giving you a work out.
The natural world of Louisiana is on full display in the Independence Park Botanical Garden, where gorgeous plants, and the interesting beasts who like to make their way among them, are on beautiful display. For Baton Rouge apartment-ites really looking to experience the true beauty of a Louisiana spring day, you'll find no place better to do so than at these botanical gardens, where all year round there's something to delight and amaze you. "