Summer in Motion

Open Houses in the Gardens

This series will feature highlighted areas in bloom and give visitors an opportunity to meet and talk with the talented gardeners on the Arboretum Staff.  Each open house will feature a short talk about the highlighted space.

First half-hour: Self-guided walk around the area
Second half-hour
: Short talk by the staff regarding the area and what makes it special to the Arboretum, followed by Q & A
Last hour
: Private Q&A time with the staff and more self-guided exploration


Saturday, May 4 10 a.m.-noon
  Bog Walk
Thursday, May 9 
4-6 p.m.   Annual Garden
Saturday, May 18 10 a.m.-noon   Crabapple Collection
Thursday, May 23
4-6 p.m.
Saturday, June 1 
10 a.m.-noon
  Wildower Garden
Thursday, June 6
4-6 p.m.
  Iris Garden
Saturday, June 15
10 a.m.-noon
  Nelson Shrub Rose Garden
Saturday, July 13 10 a.m.-noon   Perennial Garden
Thursday, July 18 4-6 p.m.   Wilson Rose Garden
Saturday, July 27 10 a.m.-noon   Herb Garden
Thursday, August 1 4-6 p.m.   Sensory Garden
Saturday, August 10 10 a.m.-noon   Home Demo Garden
Thursday, August 15 4-6 p.m.   Japanese Garden
Saturday, August 24 10 a.m.-noon   Annual Garden
Thursday September 12 4-6 p.m.   Ornamental Grasses
Saturday, September 21 10 a.m.-noon   Prairie
Thursday, September 26 4-6 p.m.   Dahlia & Lily Walk

Annual Garden


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