Father and son at Gardenland Express flower and train show
Gardenland Express Holiday Flower & Train Show

Mother and daughter photographing show November 21–January 3

Enjoy model trains traveling through a festive landscape featuring thousands of plants as the Garden's annual holiday flower and train show celebrates the conifers of the world.

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Drop in on Us!

Boy and Garden instructorJoin us for a Great Green Adventure drop-in program…explore plants, nature and green living through hand-on activities, stories and games. Great Green Adventures are designed for ages 6–12 and pre-registration is not required.
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See additional Garden events especially for kids!

Be sure to check out classes and additional happenings for kids and families at the Garden, the Shaw Nature Reserve and the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.


Children's Garden

Girl climbing ropes in Children's Garden
The Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden (open April–October) is the perfect place to make new discoveries. Host your next birthday party, come for a drop-in program, learn at a germination station or just explore. Learn more