Homeschool Day


The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families. Supplement your life science, botanical and environmental studies curriculum by visiting a tropical rain forest and a desert house. Tip-toe through the treetops on the Canopy Walk and observe edible plants in the Edible Garden.

Fuqua Conservatory Tours
Drop-in Conservatory Tours take groups through the Tropical Rotunda and Desert House to explore how plants have adapted to those different climates. Meet in the Conservatory Lobby at 10 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Tours last approximately 30 minutes.

Discovery Stations
Keep an eye out for fun and interactive stations around the Garden where your group can learn more about the garden’s living collections.

Killer Plants: Discover the various ways plants capture and digest insects and the reason for their unique appetites. Meet in Mershon Hall at 9:30 a.m.
Amphibian Diversity: Join us to learn about the diversity of amphibians. Meet in Mershon Hall at 11 a.m.
Presentations last approximately 20 minutes

$10 per student | $10 per chaperone (max 2 per student)
Pre-registration is not required

Parking and sales tax not included. No outside food or drink.

Wednesday, May 15
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.