After much consideration we have made the difficult decision to temporarily close the garden, beginning at 5 pm, Friday, March 20. This decision was made out of an abundance of caution and with the health and safety of the community and garden staff in mind.
Additionally, the Earth Day Festival scheduled for April 25 has been cancelled. We look forward to putting on this great event next year. Please be sure to check our website and social media pages for the latest updates on the status of other garden events and activities.
To help support us and the loss of revenue during this time, we encourage you to consider joining or renewing your garden membership, or making a donation. As a small nonprofit organization, we depend on the community to keep the garden going. We know the garden means so much to so many in Northwest Arkansas and beyond!
Mother Nature doesn’t stop, so we will continue to keep everyone updated and share garden-related videos and images, including what’s blooming, on our social media pages – so be sure to follow us there!
Spring is such a busy and beautiful time at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, and our horticulture team is still hard at work making sure the grounds are well maintained. When we are able to reopen, this special place will be more stunning than ever! Plan to visit often and attend an event or two – time spent in the garden is good for the soul.
We look forward to welcoming you back to the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks soon.
Below is a list of postponed or cancelled garden events:
- New Volunteer Orientation, scheduled for Saturday, March 14 – POSTPONED
- Annual Membership Meeting, scheduled for Sunday, March 15 – POSTPONED
- Landscaping with Native Plants class, scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 – POSTPONED
- Floral Crown Workshop, scheduled for Saturday, March 21 – POSTPONED
- Worm Composting for Beginners class, scheduled for Tuesday, March 24 – POSTPONED
- Butterfly Gardening class, scheduled for Monday, April 13 – POSTPONED
- Annual Plant Sale, scheduled for April 24-25 – CANCELLED (however we are working to move the sale online – LEARN MORE)
- Earth Day Festival, scheduled for Saturday, April 25 – CANCELLED
- Greening of the Garden Gala, scheduled for Friday, May 15 – POSTPONED
BGO staff is working to determine new dates for postponed events and will announce those as soon as possible.