StoryTime in the LibraryDate: Every ThursdayTime: 10:30-11 a.m.Location: Andersen Horticultural Library
Discover origami sculptures in the Reedy Gallery. A single piece of paper is transformed into various objects by complex folded patterns, which are revealed by deconstructing or unfolding in this accompanying exhibit to Origami in the Gardens.
Brushwork and pottery created by local artists who have studied and reflected on Japanese culture.
Visit this monumental outdoor sculpture exhibition that captures the delicate nature of this paper art form in museum-quality metal.
Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.
Stop by the Master Gardener desk in the Visitor Center to pose gardening questions to our volunteers, get information on sustainable practices and find out what areas are at their peak of bloom and beauty.
Scarecrows in the Gardens (Dahlberg Terrace and walkways behind main buildings) and Scarecrow Village (Scarecrow Hill next to picnic shelters) create a festive note to the Arboretum's fall displays.
Displays of popular, heirloom, unusual and international pumpkins and squash - both ornamental and edible - in colors ranging from white to purple, orange to green and more.
The Outdoor Painters of Minnesota (OPM) have come together to paint the exquisite ever-changing beauty of the Arboretum in various seasons. The mission of the OPM is to encourage and promote painting directly from nature.
Learn the principles of landscape design, analyze soils, investigate proper plant selection and more. Develop a functional, manageable, environmentally sound, cost-effective, and visually pleasing design unique to your home setting.
Learn how to grow this vanilla-scented grass and find out its significance to native people. Create a sweet-smelling braid or bundle to take home.
Bake delicious and nourishing squash muffins and flavorful pumpkin seeds. Then decorate a mini-pumpkinhead with features made from garden-fresh veggies, flowers and fruit.
Explore advanced iPhone photography, focusing on plants and the autumn landscape, HDR effects, and how to navigate the advanced controls of the Camera+ and Snapseed Photo Editing apps.
Learn the science behind the changing colors of foliage in autumn. Search for mushrooms and learn about these somewhat mysterious, if not mythical, organisms.
Learn what to do if you've lost a bee colony, using clues bees leave behind when they died.
Kokedama is a Japanese variant of bonsai, in which live moss is used as a container for another plant such as ferns or orchids. These easy-care plants are beautiful displayed on a table or suspended by a window.
Learn techniques for capturing the beautiful hours before sunset. Discuss what the golden hour is, how it affects your images, when it will arrive, location scouting tips, and how to capture subjects in that glorious golden hour.