young children gathered around table for StoryTime

StoryTime in the Library
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:30-11 a.m.
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Stories for the young and young-at-heart. Geared toward
toddlers and preschoolers.

EVENT CALENDAR

Foraging for Sustenance
Foraging for Sustenance
Date: 9/8/2017 - 2/26/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Artist Karen Gustafson pairs embroidered botanical drawings with related ancient herbals and domestic recipe books to commemorate and provide a contemporary perspective on DeMateria Medica, an ancient pharmacological text by Dioscorides.

Artist's Talk and Reception, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 1:30-3:00 p.m., Snyder Aud.

Meet artist Karen Gustafson at this complimentary public reception.  Open to all visitors.

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Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 12/2/2017 - 2/3/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Arboretum Cafe

Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.

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Whaddya Think? The Importance of Critique Groups in Art
Whaddya Think? The Importance of Critique Groups in Art
Date: 1/11/2018 - 2/18/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Reedy Gallery

Critique groups help artists work to stay fresh, relevant and active in the art community. This show highlights a Minnesota group that has built a vibrant community through mutual respect and support resulting in stunning works of art.

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Annual APS Show and Sale
Annual APS Show and Sale
Date: 1/11/2018 - 4/8/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Arboretum Cafe

Juried exhibition "Seasons of Light" represents the Arboretum in all seasons, as seen through the lenses of talented members of the Arboretum Photographer's Society. Sunday hours begin at 10 a.m.

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Let
Let's Plant Terrariums Together: Intergenerational TogetherTime
Date: 1/20/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Learning Center

Design and plant a terrarium with tiny tropical plants and learn about the important role rainforests and tropical areas play on our planet. Ages 7-12 with adult. 

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Science of Plant Propagation: Seeds
Science of Plant Propagation: Seeds
Date: 1/20/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Make the most of your seed purchases by understanding the science of seed propagation. Discuss the biology of seeds, germination techniques, scarification, stratification and more.

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Lawn of the Future: Converting Kentucky Bluegrass to Low Maintenance Options
Lawn of the Future: Converting Kentucky Bluegrass to Low Maintenance Options
Date: 1/20/2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Learn how the lawn of the future will free you from mowing, watering, fertilizing and raking while staying within the rough conventions of lawn appearance. You'll see examples of "no mow" conversions and discuss the considerations, planning and implementation it took to get there.

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Let
Let's Talk Plants Q&A
Date: 1/20/2018 - 1/21/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

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.

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PlantMaker Studio: Winter Wonderland
PlantMaker Studio: Winter Wonderland
Date: 1/20/2018 - 1/21/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Discover which plants will provide food and shelter for wildlife, and create a nourishing natural seed ornament to feed the birds outside your window.

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