GARDEN ADVENTURES


Kids ages 4-12 and a parent

Garden Adventures are classes for children ages 4-12. Each class focuses on a different topic and seeks to help kids connect with plants while encouraging them to explore the wonders of the natural world. Classes are designed for parents or caregivers to attend and participate with their child. Limit one adult/caregiver per child.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
NO INFANTS PLEASE

Garden Members: $8
General Public: $10

Special Garden Adventures

Garden Members: $24
General Public: $30


Register below or by calling 801-581-8454

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Totally Trees Garden Adventures at Red Butte Garden

Totally Trees

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Session A: SATURDAY, APRIL 29 @ 10AM - 11:30AM


Session B: SATURDAY, APRIL 29 @ 1PM - 2:30PM


What do rubber, chocolate, and charcoal all have in common? They all come from trees! Join us as we celebrate Arbor Day (April 28) and investigate the largest residents of the Garden. Together we’ll explore the world of trees and discover a few of the unique varieties found in the Garden, including gingkos, giant sequoias, paperbark maples, and more. At the end of class, we’ll plant live tree seedlings to take home.





Beautiful Butterflies Garden Adventures at Red Butte Garden

Beautiful Butterflies

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Session A: SATURDAY, MAY 6 @ 10AM - 11:30AM


Session B: SATURDAY, MAY 6 @ 1PM - 2:30PM


Did you know butterflies play an important role in helping the Garden grow? Discover how these beautiful bugs help plants grow as we study the butterfly life cycle, go on a butterfly hunt in the Garden, and create butterfly feeders to hang in our home gardens.





Sensational Summer Celebration Garden Adventures at Red Butte Garden
SENSATIONAL SUMMER
SATURDAY, JUNE 10
Two Sessions

Sensational Summer

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Session A: SATURDAY, JUNE 10 @ 10AM - 11:30AM


Session B: SATURDAY, JUNE 10 @ 1PM - 2:30PM


Kickoff the summer with a party in Em’s Sprout House! Join the festivities and learn about the Summer Solstice (June 21), create a custom sundial, and plant a summer lovin’ flower to take home.





Garden Bookworms Garden Adventures at Red Butte Garden
GARDEN BOOKWORMS
SATURDAY, JULY 8
Two Sessions

Garden Bookworms

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Session A: SATURDAY, JULY 8 @ 10AM - 11:30AM


Session B: SATURDAY, JULY 8 @ 1PM - 2:30PM


The world of books has taken over the Children’s Garden! Explore the book-themed flowerbeds in the Children’s Garden including James and the Giant Peach, Charlotte’s Web, and more! After, we’ll head back into the Sprout House to create miniature storybook planters to take home and enjoy.


Salsa Gardens Garden Adventures at Red Butte Garden
SALSA GARDENS
SATURDAY, JULY 15
Two Sessions

Salsa Gardens

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Session A: SATURDAY, JULY 15 @ 10AM - 11:30AM


Session B: SATURDAY, JULY 15 @ 1PM - 2:30PM


From tomatoes and peppers to mangos and cilantro, almost any plant can go in salsa! Learn more about this tasty dish and the plants that help make it oh-so delicious. Then create your own scrumptious salsa using a variety of flavorful plants.


Garden Treasure Hunt Garden Adventures at Red Butte Garden
GARDEN TREASURE HUNT
SATURDAY, AUGUST 5
Two Sessions

Garden Treasure Hunt

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Session A: SATURDAY, AUGUST 5 @ 10AM - 11:30AM


Session B: SATURDAY, AUGUST 5 @ 1PM - 2:30PM


We’re searching for hidden treasure! Explore Red Butte from top to bottom and hunt for clues hidden throughout the Garden. What secrets of the natural world will you uncover before you reach your final destination and the treasure that awaits you?


Ice Cream, You Scream Garden Adventures at Red Butte Garden
ICE CREAM, YOU SCREAM
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12
Two Sessions

Ice Cream, You Scream

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Session A: SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 @ 10AM - 11:30AM


Session B: SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 @ 1PM - 2:30PM


Summer might be ending, but we’re having one last celebration in Em’s Sprout House—with ice cream! Come explore the science of making this frozen treat and investigate the ordinary, strange, and unusual plants that help make ice cream oh-so tasty. After we’ll whip up (and taste!) homemade ice cream flavored with a few of our favorite plant ingredients.


Dazzling Daffodils Garden Adventures at Red Butte Garden

Dazzling Daffodils

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Session A: SATURDAY, APRIL 8 @ 10AM - 11:30AM


Session B: SATURDAY, APRIL 8 @ 1PM - 2:30PM


Did you know the Garden has over 230,000 daffodils? Join us as we investigate this unique flower and learn why it’s one of Red Butte’s favorite blooming bulbs. After we’ll head outside to explore a few of the different daffodil varieties growing in the Garden before returning to the Sprout House to create dazzling daffodil sun catchers.


Spring Fairy Gardening Garden Adventures at Red Butte Garden

Special Garden Adventure: Spring Fairy Gardens

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Session A: SATURDAY, APRIL 8 @ 10AM - 11:30AM

SOLD OUT!


Session B: SATURDAY, APRIL 8 @ 1PM - 2:30PM

SOLD OUT!


Celebrate spring by planting a fairy garden in this special Garden Adventure! After learning what a fairy garden is and how to care for it, participants will work together to design, plant, and decorate the perfect tiny oasis for a fairy, gnome, or elf using small-scale plants and handcrafted accessories. Containers, plants, decorations, and more will be provided. Don’t miss out on this magical class!

 
 







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