The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden is a botanical garden in Owensboro, Kentucky. Its 9 acres (3.6 ha) are open to the public year-round. The entrance is just west of downtown on 2nd Street at Carter Road.
The garden began in 1993 in a cornfield as the idea of Mike Klahr, horticulturist for Daviess County. Today six gardens have been established: a butterfly garden, rose garden, daylily garden, iris garden, herb garden, and a fruit and berry garden. Plants include apple, apricot, cherry, peach, pear trees, as well as barberry, boxwood, blackberry, hemlocks, germander, lavender, peonies, raspberry, santolina, and yews.
Coordinates: 37°45′26″N 87°07′03″W / 37.7572°N 87.1175°W / 37.7572; -87.1175