It’s April 1st and we’re not foolin’ – the woodlands are waking up and native wildflowers are blooming! Join us for a journey of discovery through the Van Landingham Glen where you will explore the secret lives of six native wildflowers, up close and personal. Get creative with crafts and games – all about wildflowers and woodlands, including a mini-fairy garden and balloon art to take home. Celebrate spring at the botanical gardens, naturally! This is a 2-hour family event with activities suitable for ages 5-11, limited to 75 children.
Purchase tickets online. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
$6.00 per child (accompanying adult, free). All children must have adult present.
Arrive by 10:30am to participate in all activities.
Location: McMillan Greenhouse and UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
Spring Plant Sale
April 14 – 15, 9am-3pm
Shop from an exceptional array of plants at our largest sale of the year! You’ll find a wide selection of native plants and deciduous azaleas along with special selections of wildflowers, perennials, trees and shrubs, carnivorous plants, colorful annuals, and tropicals for the landscape. This is a great opportunity to ask lots of questions of our knowledgeable staff too! All proceeds support the operations of the gardens and greenhouse. Attendants will be present to direct parking and drive-up for plant pickup.
Admission to the McMillan Greenhouse and outdoor Gardens is free!
Location: McMillan Greenhouse, UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
Music in the Gardens
April 21, 11am – 12pm
Bring a lunch and enjoy the relaxing sounds of an array of classical music with your friends, family and colleagues at the Botanical Gardens. This lunchtime concert is arranged and performed by students of the UNC Charlotte Music Department. For more information, contact Jeff Gillman by email at email@example.com or call 704-687-0721.
Free and open to everyone!