Join in a bouquet of activities and experiences for all ages, whether you have a green thumb or just wish you did! Discover the wealth of beautiful and fascinating plants at the Zoo, and connect with garden experts who can give you the dirt on all things botanical and horticultural .
It’s a blooming good time! Saturday and Sunday, May 9-10, 2015.
Join Matilda Koala and her costume character friends for hellos, hugs, and photos.
Help native wildflowers survive by creating a seed ball to take home and plant. Your yard will be blooming beautiful in no time!
Follow the clues to locate flowers and plants. Fill in the answers, then take your completed Scavenger Hunt sheet to the ZooStore and claim your prize!
Stroll through our orchid propagation house, located between the Kopje and meerkat exhibits, and see specimens you won’t believe!
Water is life for plants, people, and animals alike. Enjoy a cool drink of life-sustaining water as you explore the many ways plants rely on moisture.
Discover the what, why, and how of each part of a blossom, and test your flower power.
Get the dirt on what makes up good soil.
Find out about some of unique plant collections and how we use plants to benefit both animals and people at the Zoo.
Pick up self-guided tour brochures and branch out to discover more about our Zoo gardens.
Check out the many sizes, shapes, and colors of orchids and other amazing flowers.
Meet plant researchers, discover an important native plant, and make one of its big blossoms.
Harvest a crop of ideas and answers for your home garden from experts with “advice to grow by”!
In this fun, interactive show, the zany Dr. Zoolittle reveals the secret powers of those garden superheroes, the flowers.
Get a great look at some of our animal ambassadors and get the scoop on what makes them special. Our enthusiastic animal handlers have lots of great information and fun stories to share…and some amazing animals to introduce you to!
We grow 40 varieties of eucalyptus to feed our koala colony. Hear stories from a keeper about our koalas’ personal preferences and other stories about these marvelous marsupials.
Discover why insects are more important to our survival than you may think. Get a whole new perspective of these astonishing animals.