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Orchids Conservatory Scheduled for Completion in June

June 9, 2014

The completion of the Vallarta Botanical Gardens' orchid conservatory, which will house the largest collection of native Mexican Orchids on public display in the country, is scheduled for June 2014.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - A vision of the Vallarta Botanical Gardens that has simmered on the back burner for the past few years - the Vallarta Conservatory of Mexican Orchids - is scheduled for completion this month!

The conservatory's roof is now ready for the polycarbonate panels due to arrive here any day now. After the installation of these panels, there's only a few finishing details before this building is complete. By June 16th, Garden staff will begin work on design and installation for the conservatory displays.

Even before construction is over the Garden's have set their sights towards fundraising for this next phase along with the conservatory's first year operational budget and the completion of the new orchid laboratory:

Contributions are still needed and the matching funds of up to $50,000 USD offer has been extended until the end of this year!

For those who have already contributed we extend a heartfelt thank-you. For those who would still like to contribute, we invite you to donate now. Tax-deduction receipts are available to Mexican, US, and Canadian taxpayers.

Please consider the legacy and benefit to our beloved Vallarta community that this new orchid conservatory will provide, and make your donation online at vbgardens.org TODAY!

For more information, visit the VBG's Conservatory Page. Downloadable resources include a printable orchid conservatory brochure and to-scale site plans. We hope exploring these resources entices you to join us in the excitement of this important campaign.


Located 30 minutes south of Old Town at Km. 24 on Highway 200, Vallarta Botanical Gardens offer something to keep every age group happy; from a Rose Garden for the romantic to jungle trails for the adventurous and a Carnivorous Plants area for the younger generation! The Botanical Gardens' vibrant and elegant settings also offer the perfect venue for weddings and special occasions. For more information, call (322) 223-6182 or visit vbgardens.org.

Click HERE to learn more about Vallarta Botanical Gardens.