Winter Family Outing: Making Scents of Herbs (SOLD OUT)

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Winter Family Outing: Making Scents of Herbs (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, January 8, 2022, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Winter is wonderful at QBG! Experience winter’s splendor with outdoor garden activities and a nature walk. This program is recommended for 4 to 12-year-olds.

This is a fully outdoor, socially distanced program. Please dress for all weather. Masks are required for the full duration of this event.

Ticket includes one child with one adult. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This is NOT a drop-off program. Adults should plan to participate with children. 

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Click here for tickets using an Urban Advantage Voucher.

For Urban Advantage voucher holders, you voucher number and information must be provided at checkout and must be displayed on the day of the program. One voucher is redeemable for just one program day, and for one child and one adult.

Winter Trees – Saturday, December 11, 2 to 3pm

Kids learn about the various parts of trees and their functions, and use parts of trees to make a craft to take home! Program includes a walk through the Pinetum. Please dress for the weather.

Making Scents of Herbs – Saturday, January 8,  2 to 3pm

Herbs create fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, and medicines. Learn about different plant parts, identify their functions, and discover which of them we use every day! We’ll visit the Herb Garden to see edible plants and make our own tea bag blends to take home! Please dress for the weather. 

Celebrating Black Botanists & the Legacy of Dr. George Washington Carver – Saturday, February 12, 2 to 3pm

Learn how plants played an important role in the lives of Dr. Carver, Dr. Marie Clark Taylor, Edmond Albius, and Percy Gentle. We’ll explore some plants Dr. Carver worked with, using plants to paint and to create a lotion to take home. Please dress for the weather.

Bugging Out! – Saturday, March 12, 2 to 3pm

Bugs are all around us! But where do they go in the wintertime? Come explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a live insect, building your own clay creepy crawly, and searching for bug homes in the garden. Please dress for the weather. 

Kitchen Gardening – Saturday, March 26, 2 to 3pm

You can garden in the winter too! Participants learn about all the different ways to grow plants and even plant a few to take home! Class includes a sneak preview of the Children’s Garden seedlings in preparation for the spring. Please dress for the weather.


Saturday, January 8, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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