Anyone interested in learning new skills and tools in gardening should visit the Linnaeus Teaching Gardens in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The garden was named after Carl Linnaeus, known as the Father of Botany. The Linnaeus Teaching Gardens are a part of the extensive Woodward Park, the well-trained gardening instructors/volunteers share their gardening knowledge with the attendees in a stunning teaching garden as a backdrop. Anyone with a knack for gardening can tour the gardens for free, learn the latest techniques for growing vegetables, plants, herbs, woody plants and more. The Linnaeus Teaching Gardens are open Tuesday through Sunday, and May through September.
Things to Do
- Visitors can learn something new and interesting while on their visit to the Teaching gardens. The beautiful garden has pathways and ramps for the visitors.
- Stroll the beautiful garden and explore a variety of plants, including herbs, ferns, vegetables, and flowering plants including knockout roses, gold dust mecardonia, Clematis, hydrangea, and angelonia.
- Families can take a guided or self guided tour of the gardens, or take the audio tours available in both English and Spanish.
- Children can enjoy story time in the garden featuring story books with garden themes.
- Gardening classes are held for the kids ages 6-12, kids will learn how to grow and maintain their own garden.
- Linnaeus visitor's barn features many kid-friendly activities, learn gardening skills and enjoy a take-home project.
Linnaeus Teaching Gardens Insider Tips
- Restrooms are available.
- You can bring a picnic.