StoryTime in the LibraryDate: Every ThursdayTime: 10:30-11 a.m.Location: Andersen Horticultural Library
Discover origami sculptures in the gallery and in the gardens. A single piece of paper is transformed into various objects by complex folded patterns, which are revealed by deconstructing or unfolding.
Brushwork and pottery created by local artists who have studied and reflected on Japanese culture.
Based on seasonal highlights, each tour will visit different gardens at their glorious peak bloom. Pick up gardening ideas and reconnect with nature's serene beauty.
Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.
Easy activities to do together - both at the Arboretum and at home. Make time to pretend, wonder, create, and feel connected to nature. Ages 0-5.
Practice uncovering hidden plant views with table top activities. Make a take-away garden viewer designed to refresh your sense of wonder.
Create an original flower, leaf, acorn, or bird to take home.
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.
Examine branches, tree trunks, and tree blossoms to create a Chinese and Japanese-inspired ink painting. Practice tending a zen dry garden of stone, moss, and sand.
Learn what soil is best for native ground dwelling bees and what you can do to make pollinators welcome in your neighborhood.
Pack flavor and beauty into your dishes with flowers, then work together to prepare unique recipes.
Learn to create three-dimensional images, achieve milky smooth water flow photographs of streams and waterfalls, and photograph panoramic landscapes.
This Japanese mindfulness practice (forest bathing) fosters a deep connection with nature that will nourish your mind, body, and spirit.
Explore the meditative Sogetsu School style of flower arrangement as you create a one-of-a-kind floral sculpture.
Discover which flowers, plants, and habitat bring helpful pollinators to your garden and gain an understanding of the threat they face in our communities.