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Gardening Questions

Do you have a gardening question? Email it to Please allow up to 7 business days for a reply. Alternatively, you may call our Horticulture Answer Service at (314) 577-5143, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to noon (CST).
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The Garden strives to accommodate donation requests for charitable fundraisers in the St. Louis region whenever possible. For more information, please complete our online request form.
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The Missouri Botanical Garden welcomes group tours. Special pricing and accommodations are available for adult or youth tour operators of 15 or more when booked in advance with our Tourism Department.
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Contact Information

General Garden: (314) 577‑5100
Toll free 1-800-642-8842
Sassafras Cafe:
Daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(314) 577-9473
Garden Gate Shop: (314) 577-5137
Daily, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Gardening Help
(Answer Service):
(314) 577-5143
Weekdays, 9 a.m. to noon
Departments and Divisions  
Children's Education: (314) 577-5140
Communications: (314) 577-5141
Continuing Education: (314) 577-9506
Corporate Partners: (314) 577-9513
EarthWays Center: (314) 577-0220
Facility Rental: (314) 577-0200
Group Tours:

Inquiry Form
Institutional Advancement: (314) 577-9500
Library: (314) 577-5155
Membership: (314) 577-5118
Planned Gifts: (314) 577-5199
Security (Lost & Found Desk):    (314) 577-0212 
Ticketing: (314) 577-5106

Inquiry Form
Tribute Gifts: (314) 577-5118
Wedding Ceremonies &
Visitor Services: (314) 577-5101 
Volunteer Services: (314) 577-5187

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