Get rooted in nature at Summer Camp at the San Antonio Botanical Garden! Campers will explore connections to plants through activities, games, recipes, and experiments. Campers can sign up for morning, afternoon, or both sessions!
The Botanical Garden offers a Little Sprouts Hike weekly, Tuesdays, March 1 through October 25 from 10 – 10:30 a.m. Each hike features a different nature-based lesson designed to inspire a love and appreciation of the natural world.
This fun and creative book features 13 plant-related activities set into weekly lessons. Renata Fossen Brown guides your family through fun opportunities learning about botany, ecology, the seasons, food, patience, insects, eating, and cooking. The labs can be used as singular projects or to build on experiences. The lessons in this book are open-ended to be explored over and over-with different results each time! So, slip on your muddy clothes, and get out and grow!
Grow your own fruits, vegetables, and flowers! Become a gardener in any season with these fun and easy projects. You don't even need a garden space--many of these activities can be done by planting in containers to set on a porch or a patio or even in a window.
Try your hand at growing potatoes and strawberries. Plant bright flowers that attract butterflies, birds, and bees. Learn how to get daffodils to bloom in the winter! You can even make your own compost. Colorful photographs and simple step-by-step drawings make each project easy to follow for gardening success. Ready to get your hands dirty and your garden growing?
Families looking to enrich their green thumbs while beautifying their homes will enjoy this comprehensive guide to indoor and outdoor gardening using nontoxic flowers, vegetables, trees, and houseplants. Sorted by type—plants from seed, bulbs, annual, perennials, fruiting trees, sensory plants, etc.—each plant is thoroughly explained and made easy to identify using color photographs.