News & Events

  1. Coronavirus Update
    Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center is closed and all botanical programs are canceled. Springfield Botanical Gardens, Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park and South Creek greenway remain open.  Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

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The Garden Minute Videos


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  1. Potting Shed University


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    18 yrs. and up
    Feb. 17: Soil Health for the Home Gardener
    Feb. 24: Dish to Dirt Home Composting
    March 2: Turf Sustainable Lawn Care
    March 9: Herbs on Your Plate and In Your Glass
    March 16: A Year in the Life of a Beehive
    March: 23: Pollinator Gardens: Build it and They will Come
    March 30: Blackberries: Delicious, Nutritious and Thornless!

    Mon., 6-7 p.m.
    $5/Class

  2. Cherry Blossom Kite and Piñata Festival


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    All ages
    Sat., April 4
    11 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Free admission, $5/kite kits

  3. Butterfly House Docent Orientation


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    All ages
    Wed., April 15, 5:30 p.m.
    Sat., April 18, 10 a.m.
    Free

  4. Earth Day & Arbor Day Movie Night


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    All ages
    Fri., April 24
    7 p.m.
    Free

  5. Master Gardener and Garden Society Plant Sale


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    All ages
    Sat., April 25
    8 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Free admission, prices vary per plant

  6. Bird House Planter Succulents


    Attention
    This event has been canceled due to concerns of Coronavirus. Read more on Coronavirus related closures here.

    All ages
    Sat., May 2
    10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    $50