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Earth Day Celebration at Botanica

It’s a picnic for the planet! Celebrate Earth day at Botanica the Wichita Gardens this year on Saturday, April 27, 2024.  In addition to special activities, there’s also a special discount for this event! During Picnic for the Planet, everyone pays KIDS prices.

There’s going to be so much fun, we won’t even notice it’s educational too! There’s even a prize for the school that brings the most visitors and guests with them.

Keep reading below to see the planned activities.

Pack your own picnic, or visit the concessions stand. Learn about xeriscaping, irrigation, building healthy soil, focusing your garden on native plants, and more!

What to expect at the Earth Day Celebration at Botanica: 

  • Activities 9a-2p
  • Special Guests in the Children’s Garden Party Barn
  • Hands-on Learning Activities and Craft Station
  • FREE pollinator-friendly plant for first 200 visitors
  • All the usual Botanica kid-friendly fun: carousel, tree fort, trains, running, 

In addition to the fun and learning provided by the Botanica Education Team, guest organizations will be bringing activities too.

Special guests will include:

  • Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardeners
  • TISSU
  • ICT Food Rescue
  • Public Works and Utilities
  • Elsie

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024

Location: Botanica, 701 Amidaon St

Times: 9 am – 2 pm

About Botanica: 

Botanica, The Wichita Gardens is open year-round, and repeat visits offer new surprises as The Gardens change with the seasons. In spring, more than 50,000 tulip bulbs and 120,000 daffodil bulbs bloom, along with an assortment of wildflowers and flowering shrubs. Later bloomers include azaleas, irises, roses, peonies, and other perennials. More than 20,000 annuals combine with beautiful perennial color in the summer, along with spectacular prairie wildflowers. In autumn, you’ll find asters, liriope, sedum, and more than 5,500 chrysanthemums amongst the backdrop of fall color from trees and shrubs. In winter, The Gardens feature 12,000 pansies, red-twig dogwood, witch hazel, and berried hollies.

Earth Day at Botanica

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