Join us in January!

It's the start of the new year! Join us for new Garden Lecture Series starting January 18, add some green to your decor in our Succulent Panel Workshop and bring the kiddos out for our Storytime!  

Fridays and Saturdays,
January 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27: 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 January and 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. 

Thursday, January 18, 6 p.m.:
Garden Lecture Series “Stories of the Origins of Food”
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. 

January’s program: “Stories of the Origins of Food” Have you ever wondered where your food came from (and not from the farm or the grocery store or a restaurant)?! Where in the world can you find broccoli growing in the wild, ready to pick?! Come discover exactly how international and cosmopolitan our plant-based diet is. You’ll be surprised to learn that when you “eat your vegetables,” you’re eating from virtually all of the continents! Free for Garden members, regular admission for non-members. No registration required.

Saturday, January 20, 5-6:30 p.m.: Make Living Art – Succulent Panel Workshop
Green up your surroundings in January! Register now for this hands-on workshop where you will create a living art piece (12" x 12") of succulents nestled into a wood frame. You can keep this piece in a sunny spot indoors until the cuttings have rooted and the weather warms up, then it can be hung on your wall either indoors or out. Ages 21 and up; Limited spaces. Registration required - $85 for Garden members; $95 for non-members. Register online or by calling 918-289-0330.

Friday, January 26, 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.

Wednesday, January 31, 7 - 9 p.m.: Full Moon/Blue Moon Night Hike
Join Garden staff for a night hike on our 1. 5 mile Cross Timbers Nature Trail. Spiced wine and rum cider will be available for sale. S'more kits will be available for making s'mores after the walk. Please note: Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and be able to walk the 1.5 mile trail. Not recommended for children under 6. Cost is $10 per person for members; $15 for non-members.  Register online or by calling 918-289-0330.

Coming in February - Botanical Oil Painting

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 8,000 plants with seasonal beds, beautiful art deco designs and water features, and spectacular spring display of over 100,000 bulbs.  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.