image of workshop sheet and seeds for black history month, image of pink flower petals of indigo dye plant, bottle of indigo dye on black tray

Rooted in Plants: Celebrate Black History Month

January 17 – February 28

Various Times | At the Garden

Self-Guided Exploration: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Guided Activities: Weekdays, 1:30–4:30 p.m.; Weekends, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Storytime: 2:30 p.m. on weekends and holiday Mondays, weather permitting

Come to the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden to explore ways in which people of the African Diaspora have contributed to our understanding and uses of plants around the world! Investigate seeds native to Africa, and learn about West African indigo dyeing by making your own dyed bag. Create your own pine cone bird feeder in celebration of NYC Black birder Christian Cooper. Discover inspirational stories about Black botanists, herbalists, and environmentalists from history and today.