Explore the World of Plants at Home
Learning about nature doesn’t have to end when you leave the Garden! We’ve created these activities and games below to keep your family engaged with the world of plants between visits.
Downloadable Activities and Resources
Mother Nature’s Medicines, Part Two
Here is part two of our new Mother Nature’s Medicines series with Master Gardener Mamta Israni! Learn about planting and harvesting medicinal herbs and spices.
DIY Backyard Terrariums
Create your own mini-ecosystem using materials from your home and yard.
Drive-by Garden Tour: All Ages
Enjoy this driveable garden tour featuring gardens from our staff, volunteers, members and other supporters. For instructions on how to take the tour, click here.
Mother Nature’s Medicines, Part One
Join us for part one of our new Mother Nature’s Medicines series with Master Gardener Mamta Israni! In this video, she will discuss planting medicinal herbs and spices.
Flowers make our world bright and beautiful, but have you ever wondered why they are so colorful, or why bees and butterflies love them? Explore all types of flowers in this fun activity packet.
Vegetable Container Gardening Guide
Interested in container gardening with vegetables? Check out this helpful guide from Botanical Garden volunteer and Master Gardener Megan Will.
Botanical Egg Dye
Use natural materials to create dyes for this colorful spring tradition.
Plants in the Pantry
From the banana on the counter to the flour in the cupboard, plants are everywhere in the kitchen! Use the activities in this packet to explore the plants in your own pantry.
Learn what makes seedlings sprout by completing this fun experiment at home. View our progress here.
Leaf Discovery Packet
Learn all about leaves, then venture outside to see how many different types you can find.
Dig Deeper Blog
From propagating your houseplants to trying new botanical recipes, learn more about the world of plants on our Dig Deeper blog.