Garden Mission: To enrich life by promoting the enjoyment of plants and the environment through beautiful gardens and educational programs.
Managed by: Norfolk Botanical Garden, supported by the City of Norfolk
Just the Stats: Annual Visitation: ~400,000
Staff
: 79 full time, 14 part time, 29 seasonal
Volunteers: 50-60 regularly scheduled, 1,037 on the active list
Members: ~12,500
Annual Budget: ~$6.5 million
Garden Size: 175 acres, 15 miles of paved trails and mulched pathways
Accessioned plants: More than 250,000 (Plants in the permanent collection, does not included seasonal displays)
Number of taxa: 8,221 (taxonomic entity such as a species or cultivar)