Bennett Botanical Gardens

32632 E. Punkin Center Rd. Hermiston, Oregon 97838

It’s almost been 30 years since we began to plant and develop the gardens to what you see today. All of the design and plantings were curated by Doug and continue to change each year.

In 2007 our daughter’s wedding reception was in the gardens and that is when we began to get requests from others to use the facility.

There are over 400 evergreen conifers, 100 deciduous trees, 150 grasses, 400 perennial plants, 7 different water features, 6 different paver surfaces, over 4 acres of grass, LED pathway lighting and a covered pergola with lights. There is electricity throughout.

Portable restroom facilities are located in a grain silo with lights and a hand wash station.
We currently have a conditional use permit with Umatilla County, which requires that all music stops at 9pm.

The gardens are used for wedding ceremonies, receptions, corporate events, meetings, celebrations of life, tours, luncheons, showers, reflection/meditation and photography sessions. The gardens also are used for testing and educational purposes.

The gardens are available by appointment for scheduled photo sessions of single persons or a family at no charge. For multiple sessions or to have exclusive use of the gardens there is a fee.

It is our hope that the gardens can give inspiration and pleasure to those who enter.


Photo credits: Defining Details Photography


Information about the Site

Once payment in full is made, the date is reserved.

We do not take deposits.

We require liability insurance for the day/days you are on site. The policy must be presented to the gardens 2 weeks prior to your event. For further information please contact us.

Open May through October
Capacity 250

Entirely outdoor facility
Non- smoking facility
No certified kitchen
No overnight camping
Parking only on grass

Wedding options:
One day use (8am-9pm) $1,250.00
3 day use (Friday noon-Sunday noon) $1,750.00
Ceremony only prices upon request

Rentals in addition to garden rental fee:
250 White, resin padded seat chairs
25 – White round resin tables are 72” (seat 10)
10 market umbrellas on their own bases
Serving tables 6’ length
Round 4’ tables
Linens for tables (white for round 72”, black for serving tables)

Please contact Kris@ 541/571-2172 for available dates and further information on the gardens.

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