It's a Pumpkin's Life

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Sensory Garden


Description: How does a pumpkin grow? Find out during this program packed with curious cucurbits (pumpkin family members). Search for pumpkins in all stages of growth in the Children's Garden, learn the scientific difference between fruits and veggies, try a tasty portable pumpkin snack, and set up a pumpkin growing experiment to watch at home. Guess the weight of our giant pumpkin. Will it weigh more than you?!
Limit 30, Learning Center

Target age range: recommended for 1st to 2nd grade

Cost per child/student: $8 member/$10 non-member, includes program registration for one child and an accompanying adult.

Registration: Register for class number 965-05-22-17 online at by phone call to 612-301-1210. Limited to 30 students.

Sibling policy: Siblings are welcome, but all participating siblings should be registered for the program.

Parent/guardian/educator policy:
 Arboretum admission is not included for non-member adults; take-home pumpkin seed experiment with data sheet.

For more information, contact the Arboretum Education Registrars at ArbEdu [at] or 612-301-1210 or visit

Information subject to change. Please check with Minnesota Landscape Arboretum for the most current information.