Book Club

Next Meeting: December 19, 6–7:30pm
Do you love plants, food and books? Explore books focused on food, gardening and the environment. Each meeting will include a rich educational experience. Refreshments are provided.

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
by Richard Louv
December 19, 6–7:30pm
Meeting Room A
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Tulip Fever: A Novel by Deborah Moggach February 13, 6–7:30pm
The Wells Barn
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Gardener of Versailles: My Life in the World’s Grandest Garden by Alain Baraton May 15, 6–7:30pm
AEP Education Pavilion
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Lab Girl by Hope Jahren August 14, 6–7:30pm
Meeting Room A
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At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier November 13, 6–7:30pm
The Wells Barn
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$15, $8 for members

Celebrate Valentine's Day

Tuesday, February 14, 5:30–9pm

Spend a romantic evening with your Valentine tasting exquisite wines paired with handcrafted artisan chocolates. Stroll through a display of exotic orchid blooms, enjoy live music and dance lessons, and forget the February chill in the Conservatory's inviting plant collections.

Six delectable wine and chocolate pairings are offered at stations throughout the Conservatory. A full bar, small plates in the Garden Cafe, and bottles of the featured wines are also available for purchase.

Advance tickets available for sale online (below). Day of tickets for sale at the door. Admission includes three wine and chocolate pairings. Additional pairings available for purchase during event.

21+ only.

$20, $17 for members

Retired Plant Sale

Saturday March 18, 9am–4pm
A wide variety of tropical foliage and blooming plants, along with hundreds of unique orchids from the Orchids exhibition, for sale at reduced prices ranging from $3–$50. Open at 8am for members.