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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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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PlantMaker Studio: Basil, King of Herbs
PlantMaker Studio: Basil, King of Herbs
Date: 2/3/2018 - 3/31/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Refresh your senses and bolster your immune system with aromatic, antiviral basil. Gather ideas for how to use basil in your kitchen, then plant a pot of basil to take home and enjoy.

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Let
Let's Talk Plants Q&A
Date: 2/3/2018 - 3/31/2018
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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Science of Plant Propagation: Soil
Science of Plant Propagation: Soil
Date: 2/10/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Make this your best growing season yet by really knowing and understanding your soil. What would enhance your soil to grow better plants? What about watering, compost and mulch? You'll learn what is needed to give your plants the most nourishing environment possible.

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Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 2/10/2018 - 3/31/2018
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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Perennial Possibilities: Looking at New Perennials and Exciting Combinations for Minnesota Gardens
Perennial Possibilities: Looking at New Perennials and Exciting Combinations for Minnesota Gardens
Date: 2/10/2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Bee & Pollination Center

Perennials offer a myriad of combination possibilities.  Learn to consider flower shape, foliage color and texture along with plant form as you make your selections. Get a preview of the new and recent perennial introductions proven to be good performers in the North.

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Yoga in the Gardens--Indoors
Yoga in the Gardens--Indoors
Date: 2/10/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Teaching Classroom

Enjoy your practice in the beauty of the Arboretum. Taught by Yoga Bella.

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Pruning Essentials: Deciduous & Coniferous Trees
Pruning Essentials: Deciduous & Coniferous Trees
Date: 2/10/2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Learn the principles of pruning that are essential for long-term health, vigor and productivity of your trees. Learn when and how to prune, and how to train existing trees in your landscape as well as understanding the pruning requirements of new trees.

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Yoga in the Gardens-Indoors
Yoga in the Gardens-Indoors
Date: 2/10/2018
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Teaching Classroom

Enjoy your practice in the beauty of the Arboretum. Taught by Good Vibrations Yoga.

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