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National Pollinator Week

National Pollinator Week Events; June 22-28, 2020

Included with Regular Garden Admission

Join us for a weeklong celebration of our important pollinators — bees, butterflies, birds, bats, and beetles — and the plants that support them. In addition to the special events, don’t miss a visit to M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!, a stop at the Bob Stapleton and Keith Tignor Apiary, or a leisurely stroll down the Main Garden Walk, featuring pollinator-friendly plants. We hope you leave inspired to do your small part to support a pollinator-friendly ecosystem!

Monday, June 22, 2020
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Event Details

Pollinator-themed Activities:

Monday, June 22

10-11 a.m. Garden Art Studio. Paint your favorite pollinator en plein air!

Tuesday, June 23

 10 a.m. Family Walk and Talks. Meet in the Robins Visitors Center to embark on an adventure to the Kroger Community Kitchen Garden where you will explore beekeeping and meet the Garden’s bees!

Wednesday, June 24, 10-11:30 a.m. and Saturday, June 27, 10-11 a.m. Drop in and Dig the Outdoors. Meet in the Children’s Garden Farm Garden to explore plants that support pollinators. kids gardening

Thursday, June 25, Flowers After 5 

Good Green Fun, 5-6 p.m.: Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.”

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! open extended hours from 5-8 p.m.

Friday, June 26, 10-11 a.m. Storytime in the Garden. Enjoy pollinator-themed stories and activities in the Children’s Garden.

• Saturday, June 27. 

10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.  Silent Disco in the Rose Garden

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit the Bob Stapleton & Keith Tignor Apiary and hear what’s the buzz from a Garden Guide.

10-11 a.m. – Family fun at Drop-in and “Dig” the Outdoors!, meet in the Children’s Garden Farm Garden

“No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.” – Albert Einstein

Explore the grounds behind the Conservatory and a pollinator-themed mural by Matt Lively.