The York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on July 1 and 2 for concerts.
Garden Guru Tour
Immerse yourself in the Gardens with a horticulturist as your guide. Gain insight into living museum collections and walk away with gardening tips from an expert. Please note that every tour has its own emphasis and is led by a different horticulturist.
March 7, 2 p.m.: Bromeliads with Scott Preusser, conservatory horticulturist
March 28, 10 a.m.: Spring garden preparation with Dan Johnson, associate director of horticulture and curator of native plants
April 26, 2 p.m.: Bulbs with Sonya Anderson, horticulture specialist, Plant Select/pollinator gardens
June 3, 10 a.m.: Hardy cacti with Nick Daniel, horticulture specialist, cactus and succulent collection
July 25, 9:30 a.m.: Medicinal plants with Blake Burger, specialty horticulturist
September 10, 11 a.m.: Bonsai with Larry Jackel, bonsai specialist
Price: $17, $15 member
Special instructions: Tours can be both indoors and outdoors; dress accordingly for the weather. Water, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended. Please bring booking confirmation. Meet guide in the lobby of the Boettcher Memorial Center after entering through the Gardens main entrance. Tours are one hour long.
Notes: Prices include admission to the Gardens. Tours with low registration are subject to cancellation. These tours are not available for private parties.