Celebrate the wonders of nature with the Garden during the annual Earth Day celebration event! Explore the exciting line-up of programming below.
Frog Talks: 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.
Join our amphibian specialists as they feed colorful tropical frogs and share their knowledge about these fragile species. Meet us in the Conservatory Lobby. A knowledgeable volunteer will also be available in the Conservatory throughout the event to share fun facts about the frogs and beautiful tropical plants!
Stories with Betty Ann Wylie as Mother Nature: 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
Mother Nature loves plants, animals, and people, too. And she could use some help from you! Join us in the Children’s Garden Amphitheater, where she will share tales and tips on loving and caring for the Earth.
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a fun line-up of Earth Day activity stations!
Earth Friendly Art: Make beautiful art using natural and re-purposed materials.
Ladybugs and Friends: Discover the incredible life cycle of ladybugs and other beautiful garden helpers. Learn about the ways they contribute to a healthy garden naturally, and then help us release them!
Musical Instruments from Plants: Music has been made for centuries using instruments made from natural materials. Make sounds from around the world with plant-based instruments.
Earthworm Discovery Zone: Get up close with these wriggly critters and learn about how they benefit your garden soil and turn waste into a resource. Petting encouraged!
Gardening Activities: Dig into spring with some fun, hands-on gardening projects hosted by our Children’s Garden Horticultural Specialist! (Weather permitting)