Join us May 18th from 2 - 5 pm in the Maxwell Arboretum (just west of the UNL Dairy Store on 38th and Holdridge)

Plants are fascinating. Let us show you why with our family-friendly activities! Just some of our great attractions are listed below:

Live Music! The Jazzocracy will be playing at 2 pmThe Garden Club of Lincoln will introduce their activitiesFree plants for your home and garden.Make your own plant art! hosted by the Lux Center for the ArtsGet all your gardening questions answered by the UNL Master GardenersAre tomatoes a fruit or a vegetable? Find out what you're really eating at our fruit and vegetable tableRoot roommates - find out how the soil microbiome affects our crops"Tatt" a plant - Make a picture appear on a leaf because of chloroplast movementBreak a membrane and find out how plants survive coldBig grass, little grass. From 12 feet tall to two inches, grasses are one of the most diverse plant families. Soybeans and how they're transforming aquaculture, including the Nebraska Soybean BoardPlants that live on air - learn how they live without roots!How plants cry for help when they're being eaten!What's in your beer? Hop breeding in NebraskaLearn about plants of the prairie and get a tree seedling from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum

Event will be moved to Hardin Hall, 3310 Holdrege St., in case of inclement weather.


  • Occurred Saturday, May 18th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Maxwell Arboretum

E Campus Loop between 38th and 40th St.
Lincoln, NE 68503


Rebecca L Roston