5 Ways to Make Your Visit a Breeze This Summer

By Rachel Mueller, Marketing & Communications Coordinator The season of life is at the Garden once again! With spring blooms in almost full blossom and warm temps making their appearance this week, our minds are already looking to sun-filled days this summer. While we recommend reviewing our Plan Your Visit web page for tips on […]

Humble Habitats: New Exhibit at the Garden

Linda Gustke, Director of Education & Guest Experience The central theme of Habitat is “Protecting Habitats Protects Life,” but how? Why should we care about these habitats around us? Simply put, a habitat is the natural environment of an organism – it’s where living things live. But habitats are anything but simple. Habitats provide the […]

Sustainability Spotlight: Horticulture Team Plants Native Wetland Plants in Storm Water Filtration Basins

By Peter Martin, Marketing & Communications Intern As the seasons change yet again, our Horticulture Team has followed suit with the planting of 1,818 native emergent wetland plants around two storm water basins of the Schneider Family Grand Garden. The revitalization of these storm water filtration basins not only makes for an even more beautiful […]

7 Edible Plants to Grow in Smaller Living Spaces

By Peter Martin, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Don’t have a big enough patio or backyard garden area? You can still grow several edible plants that don’t require much space. From fresh herbs in your kitchen garden and cherry tomatoes in vertical planters to salad leaves in your balcony garden, you can grow all sorts of […]