Children's Garden & Education
Garden Explorations and Workshops
Garden Explorations for Families
January – June 11: Tuesdays, 3:30 pm
June 18 - August: Tuesdays, 10:15 am
September - October: Tuesdays, 3:30 pm
Come join us, January - October! Each month features a new theme, with different weekly activities.
Registration required. $8 per child plus Garden admission for all participants. To register call 262-9887 ext. 322.
Animals in Winter | January
How do animals survive the cold winter season? Find out as we take a wintery garden walk.
Birds in the Backyard | February
Learn the names and the songs of some of our beautiful, backyard visitors.
Orchids Organza | March
Cruise through the Conservatory to visit the bright colors and sweet smelling scents of Orchids Galore.
Habitats | April*
Explore a pond, forest, and meadow as we search for our furry, scaly, and feathered friends!
*Garden Explorations for Families will NOT run April 2, 2013
Soils | May
What’s in the soil? Dig in the dirt and discover how decomposers help make up healthy, productive soil.
Weather | June
Don’t rain on our parade! Join us in the garden as we discover the power of wind, rain, and sun.
Garden Dwellers | July
Look for birds, insects, amphibians, and reptiles. Take a look at where these animals live and why they are so important to our ecosystem.
Plant Products | August
Are you wearing a plant? Did you eat one for dinner? Learn the different uses for plants as we touch, smell, and taste goodies from the garden.
The Harvest | September
The Garden is full of beautiful treasures! Discover the many patterns and designs nature has developed throughout the growing season.
Trees | October
Yellow, orange, green, and gold; the trees are looking magnificent! Follow us off the beaten path to discover shapes, touch bark, and look for seeds.