Gallery Talks and Curator-Led Tours are a great way to learn behind-the-scenes details about the Garden from curators, managers, and scientists. To ensure all Members get a chance to participate, Members are permitted to attend one tour per month. Reservations are required—reserve today.
Magnolia Collection Tour
Deanna Curtis, Senior Curator of Woody Plants and Landscape Project Manager
April 9; 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Magnolias’ fragrant flowers are some of the first to herald spring’s arrival. The Garden’s collection highlights the many diverse shapes and lovely shades of these sweet-scented blooms. Tour these graceful trees blooming in an array of pastel colors, from luscious whites to pale yellows to deep pink and purple hues. Deanna Curtis will guide you through our beautiful collection to discuss its history and shed some light on maintenance and upkeep.
Native Plant Garden Tour
Sold out—Wait list available
Michael Hagen, Curator of the Rock Garden and Native Plant Garden
April 23; 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
This 3.5-acre garden celebrates the beauty of plants to northeastern North America. Nearly 100,000 native trees, shrubs, wildflowers, ferns, and grasses planted in a carefully planned contemporary design that harmonizes with the natural landscape. Michael Hagen, Curator of the Native Plant Garden will give you a guided tour through the lush meadows to learn more about the plant life, garden design, and stunning water features.