Homeschool Day – Understanding Symbiotic Relationships

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden provides a wonderful living laboratory for meaningful, real-world explorations for your home-schooled students. Themed programming on the last Wednesday of every other month will include a variety of learning stations offering hands-on, guided discovery experiences with our knowledgeable instructional staff. Programs are offered 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. geared towards children in grades K-5. To register in advance, call 704-829-1270 or register online.

There are many different types of relationships that exist in nature – some that are beneficial and others that are harmful. Learn about mutualism, commensalism and parasitism through the diversity of relationships that exist at the Garden. Games and activities will enhance a deeper understanding and respect for all creatures big and small.

Homeschool Day – Insects & Pond Life

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden provides a wonderful living laboratory for meaningful, real-world explorations for your home-schooled students. Themed programming on the last Wednesday of every other month will include a variety of learning stations offering hands-on, guided discovery experiences with our knowledgeable instructional staff. Programs are offered 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. geared towards children in grades K-5. To register in advance, call 704-829-1270 or register online.

Students will learn the characteristics of an insect, compare/contrast insects with other arthropods and investigate these organisms that thrive in, on and near the water. Pond sampling and insect classification will be discussed.

Homeschool Day – Veggie Gardening

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden provides a wonderful living laboratory for meaningful, real-world explorations for your home-schooled students. Themed programming on the last Wednesday of every other month will include a variety of learning stations offering hands-on, guided discovery experiences with our knowledgeable instructional staff. Programs are offered 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. geared towards children in grades K-5. To register in advance, call 704-829-1270 or register online.

Dig in to investigate the basics of veggie gardening. Students will learn about different types of soil, plant choice, caring for andmaintaining a home garden. Designed to capture curiosity and enhance the learning process.

Homeschool Day – Tropical Treasures

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden provides a wonderful living laboratory for meaningful, real-world explorations for your home-schooled students. Themed programming on the last Wednesday of every other month will include a variety of learning stations offering hands-on, guided discovery experiences with our knowledgeable instructional staff. Programs are offered 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. geared towards children in grades K-5. To register in advance, call 704-829-1270 or register online.

Using the Orchid Conservatory as a living laboratory, students will learn characteristics of a tropical environment – both wet and dry tropics – and discover some of the unique ways tropical plants have adapted to survive and compete successfully.

Photographing Holiday Lights

Instructor: Dave Kelly, Wildlife Photographer & Adobe® Certified Instructor; Owner, DEK Photography

Learn how to utilize the settings on your camera for beautiful photos of the Garden’s holiday lights!