Save the Date for our fabulous Spring Plant Sale, 2015. You won’t want to miss shopping our special selection of plants for your home garden – from the best selection of natives in Charlotte to choice shrubs, unique tropicals, carnivorous plants, and more! Members preview sale is Thursday, April 16 from noon-4 pm (you may join that day if you are not already a member). Sale opens to the public Friday and Saturday, Apr 17-18th, 9 am – 3 pm. See you at the sale!
Mark your calendar for spring events at the Botanical Gardens!
We hope you’ll join us for one or more of our short courses and workshops, the big plant sale, and children’s programs.
5, 7 *History of Botany: Carolinas Perspectives
14 *Winter Flora – Exploring the 6 “Bs” of a Winter Landscape
17 New Volunteer Orientation, 10 – noon.
21,29 *Journaling in a Native Garden (also meets Apr. 19 & May 2)
22 **Budding Botanists: Spring Harvest (ages 4-8)
28 *Spring Ephemeral Wildflowers
10, 24 *Organic Pest Control Course
17-18 Annual Spring Plant Sale
21 Volunteer Orientation Session
26 **Budding Botanists – “Seeds and Sprouts”
26 UNC Charlotte Science & Technology Expo
8-9 *Introduction to Piedmont Soils Course
21, 23 *Photography in the Sandhills Course
24 **Budding Botanists – “Wings in a Flower”
31 Opening of the Mellichamp Natives Garden Terrace
5, 7, *Basic Ecology Course (& meets June 12, 14)
20-21 *Conservation Ecology Course
28 **Budding Botanists – “Pollinators Unite”
Budding Botanists: A plant exploration program for kids 4-8
Join us once a month for this fun program where young minds and hands get some prime-time with the plant kingdom.
March 22 – “Spring Harvest” What plant foods grow in chilly weather – let’s find out!
April 26 – “Seeds & Sprouts”
May 24 – “Wings in a Flower”
June 28 – “Pollinators Unite”
New Year, New Classes!
Scan our offerings below, and be sure to check out the course descriptions page for all the details on a particular class. We hope you’ll join us in exploring the world of plants and the ecology of our region this spring! For questions and registration, please email Esther Carrasco at email@example.com
17-18 Basic Botany Course
13-15 Birds of the Yard Course
28 Drawing During the Dark Days of Winter (& Mar. 1)
5, 7 History of Botany: Carolinas Perspectives
14 Winter Flora: Explore the 6 “Bs” of Winter
21,29 Journaling in a Native Garden (also meets Apr. 19 & May 2)
28 Spring Ephemeral Wildflowers