Scheduled Activities & Special Events
Great Green Adventures: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Tomato plantsJune 18, 2022
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Join us as we explore the vegetable and fruit gardens to learn what it takes for these plants to grow and produce the food we eat. Learn more


Great Green Adventures: Bees, Butterflies and Blossoms

Bee on azaleaJuly 16, 2022
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Join us as we discover why bees and butterflies need blossoms, why blossoms need bees and butterflies and why we need them all. Learn more


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 or just explore. Learn more

Visiting the Garden with Kids?

Show-Me Backpack

Order a Show-Me Backpack! The packs are bursting with activities and supplies to help you explore nature together. Learn more