February Fun!

Our Dog Days of Winter continue in February, as well as our Garden Lecture Series, Storytime and a Winter Bird Walk. Join us in February!

Fridays and Saturdays, February 2,3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 24: Dog Days of Winter
Cure your “cabin fever” and get moving in the New Year by bringing your pup for a walk at the Botanic Garden during Dog Days of Winter, special days when dogs are permitted. Dog Days of winter are on Fridays and Saturdays only during February.  Dogs must be controlled by a leash and up to date on all registrations and vaccinations.  See website for details. Free for Garden members and member dogs; Regular admission and $4 per dog for non-members.

Saturday, February 10, 2-5 p.m.: Botanical Oil Painting - class is full

 

Thursday, February 15, 6 p.m.: Garden Lecture Series “Early Herbaceous Perennials”
NEW - Garden CEO Dr. Todd Lasseigne will get you ready for spring with lively and informative talks on the third Thursday of each month. Talks begin at 6 p.m. and take place in the J.E. & L.E. Mabee Grange.
February’s program: “Early Herbaceous Perennials” - With early February comes the middle of winter and often, our lust for spring.  Although we’re many months away from sunflowers and daylilies, don’t fret because there is a plethora of early-flowering perennials that beckon.  From hellebores to cyclamen to dead nettle, Garden CEO Todd Lasseigne will share some of early spring perennials to consider adding to your landscape!  Free for Garden members, regular admission for non-members. No registration required.

 

Saturday, February 17, 9 a.m.: Winter Bird Walk
Garden member and birder Lewis Pond will share his knowledge and enthusiasm for birds and birding with a Winter Bird Walk starting at 9 a.m. at the Garden. Binoculars are encouraged as are good walking shoes. Free with regular admission.  No registration required.

 

Friday, February 23, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Story Time at the Garden
Join Garden staff for a botanically-themed story followed by a hands-on activity. Free with regular admission. All ages welcome. Craft best suits ages 3 – 12 years. No registration required.

Register now for our Nature Trail Full Moon Hike on Thursday, March 1

Tulsa Botanic Garden is an all-season oasis blooming in the Osage Hills northwest of Tulsa.  The A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces feature over 7,500 plants with seasonal beds, beautiful art deco designs and water features, a spectacular spring display of over 100,000 bulbs, and unique skyline view of downtown Tulsa.  The Children’s Discovery Garden, is a wonderland of interactive fun for the whole family including the iconic Spring Giant, spitting animal fountains, carnivorous plants, Sensory Walk, whirligigs, and the Tree Fort where the canopy provides a natural backdrop for storytelling and imaginative play.  The Lakeside Promenade gracefully encompasses a seven-acre lake, and the Cross Timbers Trail provides a 1.5 mile hike through the native prairie and forest.  Hours: Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Admission:  Free for members, $8 for ages 13 and up, $4 for ages 3-12, and free for ages 2 and under.  Memberships are available beginning at $50.  Tulsa Botanic Garden, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  For more information, call 918-289-0330.