1444 Diamond Springs Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
An Arboretum is a collection of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants grown for display, research, and educational purposes. Tidewater Arboretum is a unique oasis in the midst of an urban industrial park. The Arboretum emphasizes plant material suited to the climate of Southeastern Virginia and adjacent areas, and to smaller urban gardens and landscapes. The intest of the Tidewater Arboretum is to give residents and landscapers an appreciation of the many types of plants being propagated by Virginia growers which are available in the the nursery trade.