Each Garden Adventures 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.
This session is closed.
Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to come inside! If you love nature and want to learn more about the different parts and varieties of plants, this is the class for you.We will spend our time exploring the Garden and the many plants it holds,then we will return to the Sprout House to discoverthe different parts of plants through dissection. We will also enjoy a tasty snack that includes roots, leaves, stems, seeds, and fruit.
Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox (September 22) and the official first day of Fall with a class devoted to an awesome fall fruit—apples! We’ll learn more about this amazing fruit and discover a few of the varieties grown here in the Garden. Later, we’ll create apple-inspired art and conduct a tasty experiment.
Kickoff your Halloween celebrations by planting a spooky planter in this special Garden Adventure! After learning what a planter is and how to care for it, participants will work together to plant and decorate Halloween-themed planters. Containers, plants, spooky decorations, and more will be provided. Don’t miss out on this frightfully fun class!
Halloween may be over, but there are still plenty of pumpkins and other gourds to be found!After learning what a gourd is and discovering the fun and unique varieties that exist in the world, we’ll create a “gourd-geous” work of art using squash, pumpkins, and decorations from the Garden.
Have you ever wondered why we cook food, what makes root beer floats so fizzy, why apple slices turn brown, or how rock candy is made? In this Garden Adventure we will answer these questions and so many more as we explore the science of cooking.