Gardening & Nature

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Breakfast with Birds (All Ages)

Saturdays, Oct 25, Nov 1, 15 or Dec 6, 9–10:30am
Interested in birding? Want to know where to look for birds in your community? Get started with this popular hobby in this class that includes a scone and a short hike.
$5 members; $8 non-members

Scary Terrarium

Saturday, October 25, 10:30am–12:30pm
Inspired by the Scary Plants exhibition, create your own low-maintenance terrarium filled with carnivorous plants. A variety of plants, soil, pebbles, charcoal and moss are included. Bring your own clear glass container, at least 8-inches in diameter with loose-fitting lid, or purchase one from Botanica.
$35 members; $40 non-members

Start a Community Garden

Saturday, November 15, 10:30am–12:30pm
Join this discussion to explore all things related to starting a community garden. From initial organization to sustaining your project, take home all of the information and resources you’ll need to get started.
$15 members; $20 non-members

Climate Explorations

Wednesday, November 19, 7–8:45pm
In partnership with The Byrd Polar Research Center, a lecture by Dr. Joel Barker will explore interactions between Earth’s plant life and climate with a focus on the Arctic. A tour of the Conservatory’s biomes will focus on climate change and its effect on plants around the world. To learn more and to register, visit the Byrd Polar Research Center website  or call 614.688.8279.
Free Lecture,  Tour requires Conservatory admission

Create a Thankful Arrangement

Monday, November 24, 6–8pm
Learn basic floral design principles to create a harvest arrangement perfect for the Thanksgiving table. All floral materials are included. Bring your own vase or container or purchase one from Botanica.
$45 members; $50 non-members

Festive Holiday Centerpiece

Saturday, December 13, 10:30am–12:30pm
Use simple and easy floral arrangement techniques to create a centerpiece that will last through the holiday season. A varied selection of greenery, cones, berries and natural materials are included.
$45 members; $50 non-members

Festive Holiday Wreath

Saturday, December 13, 1–3pm
Adorn your front door with a seasonal wreath created from a variety of greenery, cones, berries and natural materials. All materials included.
$45 members; $50 non-members