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January 30, 2015 January 8, 2017

Tranquility Zone: A Japanese Garden Environment for Families

 Welcome to Tranquility Zone, a place for quiet experiences—and fun!

 Use your imagination as you explore this Japanese garden environment.

March 1 April 30, 2016

Butterflies Are Blooming

This temporary, annual exhibition features thousands of tropical butterflies from Central and South America, Africa and Asia freely flying in the Tropical Conservatory. Experience butterflies close up and watch them emerge from their chrysalises right before your eyes.

May 11, 2016

Great Gardens Party

Join us for the annual Great Gardens Party!

Events

May 11, 2016 6:00 pm

Great Gardens Party

Join us for the annual Great Gardens Party!

Cost

  • Members $100
  • Non-Members $100

This year’s Bonsai Show will be larger, more inspiring and exciting than ever before.

This year’s Bonsai Show will be larger, more inspiring and exciting than ever before.

May
15
10:30 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Beginners ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus

Full Class

Gain hands-on experience pruning, wiring and repotting a ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus.

Instructor

Bill Struhar

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58

This year’s Bonsai Show will be larger, more inspiring and exciting than ever before.

May
15
11:30 am 1:45 pm

Learn the steps and techniques needed to transform a ‘Shimpaku’ juniper into a lovely raft-style forest planting.

Instructor

Ken Huth

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $83
May
15
12:30 pm 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai Basics for Kids

Learn how to select, prune, and repot a bonsai in a workshop specifically designed for kids.

Ages

10-14

Instructor

The Growco Guys

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53
May
15
12:30 pm 3:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Create a Crabapple Bonsai

Full Class

Create a one-of-a-kind crabapple bonsai, a tree with lovely spring flowers and attractive fruit.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78
May
15
2:00 pm 4:30 pm
Full Class

Gain hands-on experience pruning, wiring and repotting a juniper, a great choice for beginners.

Instructor

Jon Holwerda

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53
May
15
2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Japanese Yew Bonsai

Discover why the Japanese yew is such a great choice for bonsai.

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $83