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Have an exciting workshop idea you would like to share with the community? The Foellinger- Freimann Botanical Conservatory is currently accepting class proposals for the upcoming summer and fall season. Check out the Instructor link to learn more! 

Check out our list of classes below and/or check out the  Spring Fun Times for even more FUN! 

 

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Spring Programs

 

Spring Plant Swap

Saturday, June 6, 10-11 a.m.

The Conservatory‚Äôs spring plant swap will be held on the first Saturday in June. Bring at least one plant to share, and take home an armful of starts from other area gardeners; absolutely no weeds please! It is recommended to label the plant(s) you bring in addition to bringing a box or bag for taking home. Upon arrival, you will receive a number that is called in numerical order when it is your turn to pick from the assortment. The swap is free; however, seating is limited. Phone reservations are required by May 30. For more information, email Program Supervisor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (260) 427-6443.

$1 Nights

First Thursday of the Month, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

The Conservatory is open on the first Thursday night of the month for a discounted admission of just $1 per person! There is also a drop-in program with a fun topic and educational lecture or activity as part of the DNI, $1 Night Insight. No reservations required.

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Testimonials

Bonsai Workshop
Very nice instructors and the class was very interesting. Adam G.
I've always thought bonsai trees were very interesting. I never realized how intricate the caring process was, but I am excited to care for my tree. Kandice G.

Lacto-fermentation
Good introductory course for those contemplating starting Lacto fermentation. Theresa W.

Centerpieces
Dennis Bowman did an excellent job instructing us and helping those of us in need. Elaine M.
Everyone was very helpful regardless of our (the participant) ability-helped us make a beautiful centerpiece! Nancy S.

Functional Gardening
Even more than I expected-land water and plant information-WIN, WIN, WIN-Abigail K.

Spring Arrangement
Always excellent. Mary Ann L.

Tai Chi
This is my second Tai Chi class and I thoroughly enjoy it!  It helps me with my balance, flexibility and posture.  Suzanne R.

Backyard Bluebirds
I work for Angel Corps. It is so wonderful to bring my client (who has a membership) to the workshops.  I believe it is our third one.  It is very stimulating for her and she enjoys it.  It is very rewarding for both of us.  Deb W.

Terra Cotta Turkeys
Had a great time! Deb W. and Joan C.



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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
1100 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 427-6440

Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Sunday Noon - 4pm
Closed: Mondays

Holiday Hours:

Thanksgiving: 4pm - 8pm
November 29: 10am - 8pm
Closed:New Years Day, Christmas Day

Admission

Adults $5
Children (ages 3-17) $3
Age 2 and under Free