the Must Do Zoo

Inspiring others

to join us in caring for animals and

conserving the natural world

Experience the Must Do Zoo


Know all the dirt!

Join the Zoo’s horticulturists for our Garden Tour Series. 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. Whether you are a seasoned green thumb or gardening greenhorn, there will be something to learn and apply to at-home gardening projects.

Garden Tour Series

Tours 90 minutes, rain or shine
Cost: $15 - members receive $5 discount
Maximum: 15 people
Reservations are required

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Take-home Terrarium Workshop

Our horticulture staff will provide all the materials and guidance needed to create a beautiful terrarium

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Tours and Workshops

Take-home Terrarium Workshop

Saturday, January 19th
10:00 a.m. - noon
Cost: $55 - Members receive a $5 discount
Carson Family Education Center at the Zoo
(Complimentary parking in the Anthony Wayne Trail lot.) Join us for another round of botany and bubbly at our Take-home Terrarium Workshop! What is a terrarium? A miniature garden planted in a glass container. Bring the beauty and benefits of a garden indoors this winter, when our horticulture staff provide all the materials (plants, soil, decorative items, etc.) and guidance needed to create a personalized terrarium. To fuel your creativity, we will be serving a light brunch of pastries, fresh fruit, mimosas, coffee and more! No experience is necessary, just bring your friends and imagination and leave with your own easy-to-care-for piece of perfection!This event is kid-friendly and open to ages 8 and up.
Limited to 30 guests. Light refreshments, alcoholic and non, will be provided. Due to the limited seating and supplies, no rainchecks or refunds.
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Come Grow with Us

Sunday, January 13 1:00-2:30
Tuesday, March 19 10:30-12:00

Cost: $15 - Members receive a $5 discount
Come Grow with Us – A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Greenhouse and Ziems Conservatory
Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of our greenhouse facility; home to a unique variety of plants suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Get a sneak peek at what we have planned for our summer annual displays and take home some tips on how to start and grow healthy annuals, vegetables and indoor foliage plants.
Limited to 15 guests. 
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