Plant Detectives Family Exploration

Uncover the connections between people and plants while solving botanical mysteries. Investigate medicinal plants and create riddles as you explore the Gardens. This is a self-guided experience developed for families.

Audience: Recommended for families with children ages 6-12.

Program Fee: $8 child, $6 member child, $8 adult, $6 member adult. Non participating-Infants (children 2 and under) are free.

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party over the age of 2.

The following safety procedures and requirements will be observed for onsite classes during COVID-19:

  • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participants and will be disinfected between after each use.
  • Be prepared to wear a mask at all times
  • Bring your own water bottle as water fountains will not be available on site
  • Please practice social distancing. Keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.


If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist. More program times will be added to accommodate waitlists.

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