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Garden Tour Series

Whether you are a seasoned green thumb or gardening greenhorn, there will be something to learn and apply to at-home gardening projects. Each tour is guided by a Zoo horticulture staff member who will discuss different gardening topics, including: growing tips, best watering practices and much more.

Plants for Problem Spots Garden Tour

Sun, July 14
10:30 a.m. - noon

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Lost in the Weeds Garden Tour

Sun, Aug. 18
10:30 a.m. - noon

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Native Alternatives to Classic Garden Plants

Sun, Sept. 22
10:30 a.m. - noon

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Garden Workshop Series

Join us for hands-on specialty-themed take-home workshops! During each event, a Zoo horticulturist will advise on creation and maintenance of your unique item. Workshops include all materials, snacks and specialty drinks.

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Kid-friendly workshop*
Workshops listed below with this flower icon are part of our Grow Together program and are family-friendly!

Hanging Terrarium Ornament Making

Fri, July 19
7 - 10 p.m.

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Grow Together opportunity*

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Garden Art: Eco-Printing Cloth Bags

Sun, Aug. 11
11 a.m - 1 p.m.

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Spotted Lanternfly Update

As of 2023, the spotted lanternfly has a pretty strong foothold here in Lucas County. Take a look at this effective SLF management technique that you can easily incorporate into your own home gardens.