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Learning and Discovery Moments for the week of May 30, 2022

Date/Time
Date(s) - May 30, 2022 - June 5, 2022
All Day


Monday, May 30, 11 a.m.
Who are those people behind the garden names?
Join Kerry Mulholland for an informative 45-minute walk-and-talk tour and learn about the passionate, fascinating people behind some of our named garden areas. Who was Patrick Seymour and why was a whole alpine garden named for him? What’s the story behind the Millie Gilbertson gazebo? Get stories, history and tantalizing tidbits.
*Included with admission.

Tuesday, May 31, 2 p.m.
Spring in the Potager Garden with Barry Grieg
Join horticulturalist Barry in the potager garden as he shares his expertise in growing vegetables, herbs, fruit and flowers.
*Included with admission.

Wednesday, June 1, 11:30 a.m.
Tropical showhouse tour with Sarah Pratt
Transport yourself to a lush tropical paradise where flowers, fruit and immense leaves grow quickly in the warm, humid conditions. Some of the specimens here you may recognize as popular houseplants, so come see how they grow in this environment.
*Included with admission.

Thursday, June 2, 12 noon
Pruning with Len Chambers
Horticulturalist Len will give a spring pine tree pruning tutorial. 
*Included with admission.

Friday, June 3, 2 p.m.
Pond catch with Emily Brezden
Emily will take guests to the Calla Pond for a fun exploration of the insects and other living things in and around the water. Perfect activity for kids!
*Included with admission.

Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Insect catch with the Pollinator Court
Miss Monarch, Queen Bee and Baron von Beetle will take turns leading groups on an insect catch, nets included! 
*Included with admission.

*Activities subject to change.


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