From Better Homes and Gardens:

What better way to celebrate spring and Mom’s special day than by taking the family to a botanical garden on Mother’s Day? Not only is it a beautiful way to spend a Sunday in May when many botanic gardens are beginning to truly bloom, but many put on special events for Mother’s Day that can make celebrating in a sea of vegetation and color even more special …

… 3. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont, North Carolina

May is a beautiful month in North Carolina, and at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont, Mother’s Day is celebrated all weekend long. Admission is free to moms on May 7 and 8, and the garden goes all out for the weekend, putting on a fun event for the entire family featuring live music, carriage rides, and family crafts.

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