Bellingrath Gardens: "Flowery Gifts" Theodore Shopping Tip by grandmaR

Theodore Shopping: 1 reviews and 5 photos

  Night lights and sculptural plaques
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  • Night lights and sculptural plaques - Theodore
      Night lights and sculptural plaques
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  • View of the gift shop - Theodore
      View of the gift shop
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  • Night lights and Iris artifacts - Theodore
      Night lights and Iris artifacts
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  • Display in the patio area - Theodore
      Display in the patio area
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  • T-shirt with iris from gift shop - Theodore
      T-shirt with iris from gift shop
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Up until April 2006, when I visited a garden I always looked for a gift for my mom with the iris flower on it. When I was at Bellingrath Gardens, I bought her a T-shirt. Unfortunately, she went into the hospital just before I got home, and although I gave her the T-shirt, she died very shortly thereafter. I gave the T-shirt (photo 5) to the American Iris Society for their auction by which they raise money for the society. The AIS was one of my mom's favorite organizations.

What to buy: Their shop website says: "a variety of gift and souvenir merchandise specializing in Coca-Cola, gardening accessories and porcelain treasures. Throughout the year, the Gift Shop features gifts and accessories to compliment what is in bloom throughout the Gardens. From seasonal plants to rose gloves, from Mother's and Father's Day gifts to the perfect holiday gift and everywhere in between, the Bellingrath Gift Shop has a wonderful display of gift merchandise. "

It does not appear to be available on-line.

Address: 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road
Directions: From Pensacola: Exit 15A (Highway 90- Theodore) off of Interstate 10 to US Hwy 90 for 2 miles. Turn left onto Bellingrath Road at the Bellingrath billboard. Travel South for six miles and turn left onto Bellingrath Gardens Road.
othercontact: 251.973.221
Phone: 800.247.8420
Theme: Gifts
Website: http://www.bellingrath.org/the-gift-shop.html

Review Helpfulness: 2 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 3, 2006
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