Homeschool Day

Homeschool Day

$9 per student | $9 per chaperone (max 2 per student)*
Pre-registration is not required

The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families. Supplement your life science, botanical and environmental studies curriculum by visiting a tropical rain forest, a desert house and a native pitcher plant bog. Tip-toe through the treetops on the Canopy Walk and observe edible plants in the Edible Garden. The Garden also has a 2-acre Children's Garden focusing on the interactions between people, animals and plants.

Garden Tours
Drop-in Plant Diversity Tours take groups through the outdoor gardens and the Fuqua Conservatory to explore how plants can look very different. Meet in the Hardin Visitor Center at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., or 11:30 a.m. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Drop-in Edible Garden Tours introduce groups to the amazing variety of spring vegetables growing in the Edible Garden. Meet on the Great Lawn at 9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Tours last approximately 20 minutes.

Discovery Stations
Keep an eye out for fun and interactive stations around the Garden where your group can learn more about the garden’s living collections.

Storybook Reading
Come and listen to an assortment of garden stories in the Children’s Garden Amphitheater at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Amphibian Diversity Presentation
Join a short presentation on the diversity of amphibians in Mershon Hall at 10 a.m. Presentation lasts approximately 20 minutes.

Killer Plants Presentation
Discover the various ways plants capture and digest insects and the reason for their unique appetites. Meet in Mershon Hall at 11 a.m. Presentation lasts approximately 20 minutes.

*Parking and sales tax not included. No outside food or drink.


Friday, March 28
9 a.m. - noon