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.


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.

Free Guided Walking Tours
Date: 5/4/2019 - 10/12/2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Oswald Center

Saturdays, May 2 through Oct. 12, 2019

One Hour

Let's Talk Plants with Extension Master Gardeners
Date: 6/1/2019 - 11/2/2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Oswald Center

Saturdays & Sundays year round

Drop-in anytime between noon – 4 p.m.
Oswald Visitor Center Great Hall at the Yard & Garden Desk
FREE with gate admission

Bring your gardening questions and conversations to enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers when you visit the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.  

Saturday in the Kitchen: Fermenting Foods - Kraut & Kimchi
Date: 10/12/2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Marion Andrus Learning Center

Iman Mefleh, Owner, You Betcha Kimchi

Fermented vegetables are popular, healthy and delicious! Learn how to prepare two classic cabbage recipes- European sauerkraut and Korean kimchi.

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Eco-Print Scarf - Wear the Arboretum
Date: 10/12/2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Jean Manrique, Experienced high-end fiber artist and instructor specializing in natural dyes and eco printing

All materials are included to make and bring home a natural hand dyed silk scarf

Learn how to impress foliage: leaving the colors and shapes of the plant material intact on the silk scarf. You will explore the chemistry of the plants you choose to use and learn sustainable methods of harvesting materials for this art form. Due to the unique anatomy of the leaves this process requires no external dyes, inks or paints. 

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Mediterranean Diet: Eating Seasonally & Healthily
Date: 10/12/2019
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Marion Andrus Learning Center

Joan Donatelle, Chef and Cooking Instructor

David Donatelle, Chef, Beekeeper and Nutrition Coach

The Mediterranean diet is a great way to eat healthily and seasonally. Get inspired as you sample delicious dishes while learning valuable tips, strategies and information during this class


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