Arbor Day Celebration
Free - 12:30pm and 2pm
Celebrate Arbor Day 2019 by visiting some of the trees in our outdoor collections while learning the basics of tree identification. Wear comfortable shoes/boots you do not mind getting muddy. Walk takes place rain or shine. This informal tour meets at the front entrance.
Tree Planting Ceremony
Free - 3:30pm
Join Botanical Gardens’ staff and volunteers as we add a new tree to our Arboretum’s collection.
More info...The Botanical Gardens is celebrating Arbor Day this year with Arbor Day Tree Tours and an Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony on April 26. Free Tree Tours will be held at 12:30pm and 2:00pm and the free Tree Planting Ceremony will be held at 3:30pm. The tours will take guests on a walk through the Botanical Gardens’ outdoor arboretum to visit trees in their collection. Participants will also learn the basics of tree identification. Members of the Botanical Gardens’ Horticulture staff and volunteer family will plant a new tree for their Arboretum’s collection to mark this annual celebration of trees. The walks and tree planting will take place outdoors, rain or shine. It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes to participate. The tours and tree planting are free and open to the public. There is no need to register. Organizers ask that participants gather at the front entrance of the Botanical Gardens at the noted times.