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.


Roots to Healing
Roots to Healing
Date: 1/8/2019 - 4/30/2019

Roots to Healing: A Brief Survey of the Past, Present and Future of Plant-Based Remedies in Minnesota” Arboretum Skyway Gallery & Andersen Horticultural Library. Consider the role of plants and nature in healing across cultures in Minnesota in this educational exhibit.

FREE PlantMaker Studio
Date: 4/13/2019 - 4/11/2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Saturdays and Sundays, FREE with gate admission, Drop-in anytime between noon - 4:00 p.m.

The Plant-Maker Studio offers "make a plant" experiences for all ages. Our technology-loaded lives can leave anyone eager to dig into nature and get their hands on plants.

Plant Selection: Right Plant, Right Place, Right Purpose!
Date: 4/20/2019
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Oswald Center

Julie Weisenhorn, Horticulture Educator, University of Minnesota Extension

After a long, cold winter it’s easy to go a bit wild at the garden center, but proper plant selection is critical to sustainable landscapes and the overall success of a design.c


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Landscape Arboretum Nightscapes
Date: 4/20/2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center

Mike Shaw, photographer, author and workshop leader

Level: Intermediate

Master the popular new field of nightscape photography! Learn how to capture and post-process images combining the starry night sky and beautiful foregrounds.


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