Learn gardening techniques from our Horticulture professionals

Find out what’s growing!

When visiting the Toledo Zoo you probably enjoy seeing your favorite animals, but have you ever marveled at the lush landscapes, strolled through our beautiful gardens, or noticed an exotic species of plant, flower, shrubs, or trees?  Our Garden Tour series allows you to meet and learn from the zoo professionals who make it all happen—our Horticulture staff!

Tours are free with Zoo admission. Pre-registration for these summer tours is not necessary unless indicated; just meet at the Zoo’s Conservatory at 10:30 a.m. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.

Tour the Zoo’s historic greenhouse and gardens to find out what’s growing!

Watch It Grow Garden Tours 2014 Schedule:

Greenhouse Tour

Wednesday, March 19, 10:30am - 12 noon


This tour is now full, thank you for your interest. Please check out the upcoming Summer tours below.

Summer schedule

Our 2014 summer schedule is currently being developed for some exciting tours, so please check back here soon.  The Watch it Grow garden tours are very popular among expert and beginner gardeners so we look forward to seeing you for these informative and fun tours.
Registration is not required for summer tours, just meet at Ziem’s Conservatory at 10:30am

Please mark your calendars for the following dates (tour topics and details will be posted here soon!):
Wednesday, June 18
Wednesday, July 16
Wednesday, August 20
Wednesday, September 17

Click here for more detailed information about our conservatory, gardens and Horticulture at the Toledo Zoo.