Join us for an evening of star gazing and grazing in the garden that features the expertise of Kansas City Skyentist Patrick Hess.
Spend the morning with Tamra Reall, Field Specialist in Horticulture, University of Missouri Extension, Jackson County, who will present in-depth information about identifying insects in the garden (both good and bad bugs!).
Spend the afternoon with Cory Creed, Field Specialist in Horticulture, University of Missouri Extension, Platte County, who will present in-depth information about developing a plan for monitoring and controlling insects in your garden.
Celebrate National Pollinator Week and learn what plants are best to support various pollinator species and make a portable pollinator garden.
Learn about the history of this collection, the man behind its conception (Dr. Norlan Henderson), and help our horticulture staff relocate iris specimen into a new, well-designed home in the garden.
An illustrated talk and walk to learn about elements of water gardening and inspire you with simple ideas for water features you can easily incorporate at home in a backyard, patio, or even a tabletop.
Join us for a truly unique happy hour featuring a live Monarch butterfly release from the terrace of The Monarch Bar.
Join us for the golden hour just as the sun begins to set and photograph butterflies in the gardens and our Native Butterfly Habitat.
Join botanist Brett Budach for a field experience geared for adults to locate and identify native caterpillar and butterfly species in the wild.