By Sarah Fiorello

Every Saturday from June 15 – September 28, you can drop in at 11:00 am or 4:00 pm for a guided garden tour.

Every third Sunday of the month you can drop in at 2:00 pm for a guided tour of the F. R. Newman Arboretum.

Saturday Garden Tours

Take a relaxing stroll with a Garden Guide through the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections. Visit the Robison Herb Garden, Young Flower Garden, Bowers Rhododendron Collection, Shady Groundcover Collection, tropical container display, and more. Each tour will be a unique experience, as we observe the gardens’ progression throughout the growing season.

Date/time: Every Saturday at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., June 15 through September 28.
Cost: $5 – $10 suggested donation
Location: Meet in front of the Nevin Welcome Center

Sunday Arboretum Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the F. R Newman Arboretum and discover its diverse woody plant collections, ornamental garden beds, and idyllic landscapes. Each month, we’ll visit unique locations, such as  Houston & Grossman Ponds, the Sculpture Garden, Treman Woodland Walk, Zucker Shrub Collection, Newman Overlook, and more, as we discuss the cultural, geologic, and natural history of the site. Walks will last approximately 90 minutes and may include some moderate slopes.

Date/time: Every third Sunday of the month at 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m; May through October, rain or shine
Cost: $5 – $10 suggested donation
Location: Meet at the Sculpture Garden in the central arboretum area

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