StoryTime in the LibraryDate: Every ThursdayTime: 10:30-11 a.m.Location: Andersen Horticultural Library
Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.
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.
The Outdoor Painters of Minnesota (OPM) have come together to paint the exquisite ever-changing beauty of the Arboretum in various seasons. The mission of the OPM is to encourage and promote painting directly from nature.
Learn the principles of landscape design, analyze soils, investigate proper plant selection and more. Develop a functional, manageable, environmentally sound, cost-effective, and visually pleasing design unique to your home setting.
Learn how to grow this vanilla-scented grass and find out its significance to native people. Create a sweet-smelling braid or bundle to take home.
"Inspired by Nature" highlights approximately 70 works that not only include flowers, but also fruits, vegetables, trees, fungi and other "flora". Opens at 10 a.m. on Sundays
Learn to build color and texture in your botanical paintings using layers of dry brush watercolor. Presented in conjunction with the American Society of Botanical Artists.
Visitors engage in a "speed dating" format with the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota artists, moving between artists in 10 minute intervals. Then join arts tours of their exhibition in the Cafe Gallery.
Uncover the mystery and beauty of the ways that plants, animals, and insects adjust and prepare for the oncoming cold.
Learn why Latin names are used for plant identification along with some of their common elements. Make the foreign familiar with a basic Latin vocabulary that will translate to the similarly pesky names of any living creature.