Winter Garden Guided Tour
February 26, tours at 1 & 2pm – Rain or shine
Join us for an informative stroll through the delights of the Susie Harwood Garden. So much can be appreciated in a southern garden in winter – bright berries, bark textures, evergreen structures, and magically fragrant flowers. Learn about treasures to add to your own garden.
*Gardens’ members please email Esther at email@example.com for preregistration through Feb. 24th. Include your name and preferred time of tour.
Music, Green Gardens, and Donuts!
March 17, 11am – 12pm
Enjoy yourself this St. Patrick’s Day at the Botanical Gardens with free music and refreshments. The UNC Charlotte Brass Quintet will perform from 11:00-11:30am, and the UNC Charlotte Saxophone Quartet will perform from 11:30am to noon at the Susie Harwood Garden Gazebo. Coffee, hot chocolate and assorted donuts graciously donated by America’s favorite, Dunkin’ Donuts, University City Boulevard –while supplies last! This event is free and open to everyone! For more information, contact Jeff Gillman by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wild for Wildflowers – Family Event
April 1, 10am-12pm (Rain date – Apr 8)
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. 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!