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Spring at the Garden

April Showers Bring May Flowers

April is a beautiful month to wander Garden paths in search of flowers. Look to our natural areas as well as the cultivated gardens to find tiny treasures as well as bold, colorful blooms. Find bluebonnets, pink tulips, and enough wildflowers to make the heart sing.

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Spring Events

Yummy Spring Events

Treat your mom to the best on Mother's Day with an elegant brunch, and enjoy the day viewing all that spring has to offer. Have a crush on wine? Make an evening of it at the Garden's spring wine-tasting event!

Spring Walks

Featured Walks

Celebrate the season, and enjoy one of our guided walks showcasing the beauty of early spring, April's oohs and aahs, and of course, the crabapples in May. Also celebrate Earth Day with us in the McDonald Woods with a free guided walk.

Flower Shows

Flower Shows

Come see an array of flower shows highlighting blooms from daffodils, to dahlias, daylilies, and more. There will be experts on hand and plenty of beauty available for purchase.

Spring Planting

Attention Gardeners:

Gear up for planting season at the Garden Shop's spring into summer outdoor plant sale. Get growing with gardening facts and tips from the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden's Get Growing Weekend, and take advantage of free plant giveaways.

Spring Bloom Calendar

Species March April May June
Snowdrop
(Galanthus sp.)

 

     
Vernal witch hazel
(Hamamelis sp.)

 

     
Pussy willow
(Salix sp.)

 

   
Crocus
(Crocus sp.)

 

 

   
Squill
(Scilla spp.)

 

 

   
Dwarf iris
(Iris reticulata)

 

 

   
Viburnum
(Viburnum sp.)

 

 

   
Forsythia
(Forsythia sp.)

 

 

   
Magnolia
(Magnolia sp.)
 

 

 

 

Cherry
(Prunus spp.)  
 

 

 

 
Cornelian cherry
(Cornus mas)
 

 

 

 
Daffodil
(Narcissus sp.)
 

 

 

 
Bishop's cap
(Epimedium)
 

 

 

 
Siberian bugloss
(Brunnera macrophylla)
 

 

 

 

Pear
(Pyrus spp.)
   

 

 
Tulip
(Tulipa sp.)
 

 

 

 
Fritillary
(Fritillaria sp.)
 

 

 

 
Crabapple
(Malus sp.)
   

 

 
Serviceberry
(Amelanchier sp.)
 

 

 

 
Rhododendron
(Rhododendron sp.)
 

 

 

 
Spirea
(Spiraea sp.)
   

 

 

Flowering quince
(Chaenomeles sp.)
 

 

 

 
Lilac
(Syringa sp.)
   

 

 

Trillium
(Trillium sp.)
   

 

 

Ornamental onion
(Allium sp.)
   

 

 

Lungwort
(Pulmonaria spp.)
   

 

 

Phlox
(Phlox sp.)
   

 

 

Euphorbia
(Euphorbia sp.)
   

 

 

Corydalis
(Corydalis lutea)
   

 

 

Bleeding heart
(Dicentra spp.)
   

 

 

Species March April May June