VOTE NOW: Huntsville Botanical Garden is nominated for this national award

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Get ready to vote, Rocket City. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

The Huntsville Botanical Garden has been nominated by USA Today’s Best Botanical Garden for the third year in a row.

It won 6th best botanical garden in the nation during last year’s reader’s choice awards, and the Galaxy of Lights, their annual light show, won 2nd best garden light show last December.

How you can vote for the garden

Scarecrow at the Huntsville Botanical Garden
A scarecrow from the scarecrow trail. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

Head to USAToday’s website to vote for the Huntsville Botanical Garden.

The Rocket City’s contender is currently in 6th place out of 20 other gardens.

Huntsville’s competition

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The Galaxy of Lights is one of Huntsville’s most anticipated events of the year. (Audrey Johnson / Hville Blast)

Here’s the complete list of gardens nominated:

  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens – Sarasota, Fla.
  • Tuscon Botanical Gardens – Tucson, Ariz.
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Munsinger and Clemwns Gardens – St. Cloud, Minn.
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden – Coral Gables, Fla.
  • Huntsville Botanical Garden – Huntsville, Ala.
  • Brookgreen Gardens – Murrells Inlet, S.C.
  • Garvan Woodland Gardens – Hot Springs, Ark.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden – St. Louis, Miss.
  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens – Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens – Redding, Calif.
  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden – Dallas, Texas
  • The Huntington – San Marino, Calif.
  • Botanica, The Wichita Gardens – Wichita, Kan.
  • Denver Botanic Gardens – Denver, Colo.
  • Hawaii Tropical Bioreserve & Garden – Papikou, Hawaii
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • ABQ BioPark – Albuquerque, N.M.
  • San Antonio Botanical Garden – San Antonio, Texas
  • Ethel M. Chocolates Botanical Cactus Garden – Henderson, Nev.

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