Media Contacts

For media assistance, please contact the Missouri Botanical Garden's Public Relations Department during weekday business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday—Friday) via email or by phone at  (314) 577‑0286.

For 24-hour recorded Garden information, please call (314) 577‑5100 or 1‑800‑642‑8842 toll free.

Image Gallery

The Missouri Botanical Garden supplies high-resolution images for media use in editorial coverage. Please visit our Image Gallery to view available images and send links for preferred images to to request files. All photos must be credited with the photographer's name (if supplied) and the line, "Photo courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden."

Photos may not be used for advertising or any other commercial purposes. View Photo Policy

Social Media

Follow the Garden on social media to get the latest news, bloom information and more: 

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Dig deeper into the Garden's work with these Garden blogs: 

Home Gardening Blog
Plant Science News
A Natural History of Ecological Restoration 
SIFT/TERF Teen Field Research Program Blog

News Releases

Learn what's happening at the Garden and its family of attractions by viewing the latest news releases or visiting our online event calendar.

Fact Pages

Access detailed background information on dozens of Garden events, locations, plant collections and more in our online Fact Pages.


Media Visits

Please note the following considerations regarding onsite media visits. 

  • All media visits must be approved in advance by the Garden's Communications staff.
  • No more than two media personnel on Garden grounds at any given time.
  • Media will be met at the Ridgway Visitor Center by a member of the PR team.
  • All media must be accompanied by a member of the Communications staff at all times while on grounds.
  • Everyone on Garden grounds must wear a mask.
  • Media must exercise social distancing, staying 6 feet away from other individuals.
  • Surrey access will not be available to media.